Whaleback Christopher Columbus

Postcard showing the whaleback passenger ship "Christopher Columbus" entering the Weitzel Lock. View is to the northwest; the rapids and the railroad bridge to Canada appear in the background. The "Christopher Columbus" was built in 1892 specifically to carry passengers from downtown Chicago to the site of the World's Fair.
Abstract/Description: Postcard showing the whaleback passenger ship "Christopher Columbus" entering the Weitzel Lock. View is to the northwest; the rapids and the railroad bridge to Canada appear in the background. The "Christopher Columbus" was built in 1892 specifically to carry passengers from downtown Chicago to the site of the World's Fair.
Subject(s): Boats and boating
Soo Locks (Mich.)
Date Created: 1900 (approximate)