United Empire

Photograph showing the wooden passenger and freight vessel "United Empire," which was built for the North West Transportation Company of Sarnia, Ontario. Her picture appeared on the four-dollar Canadian bill in 1902. The dipper dredge on the left is above the old State Lock and is possibly commencing work on removal of the State Lock to allow construction on the Poe Lock.
Abstract/Description: Photograph showing the wooden passenger and freight vessel "United Empire," which was built for the North West Transportation Company of Sarnia, Ontario. Her picture appeared on the four-dollar Canadian bill in 1902. The dipper dredge on the left is above the old State Lock and is possibly commencing work on removal of the State Lock to allow construction on the Poe Lock.
Subject(s): Boats and boating
Soo Locks (Mich.)
Date Created: 1883 (approximate)