Tugboat FAVORITE assisting capsized railroad ferry ANN ARBOR NO. 4 after loading mishap, Manistique, Michigan, Lake Michigan, 1909
real photo postcard, divided backPOSTCARDS
USA, MI, Manistique; USA, Great Lakes, Michigan, Lake
3-3/8 x 5-3/8 in.
Real photo postcard, divided back; handwritten on back "EB 105314", and ". . . This shows the complete wrecking fleet - 'Favorite', 'The General' and The 'Reliance' at [?] raising the "Ann Arbor No 4' the biggest Car Ferry belonging to the Ann Arbor R.R. Co. It took 24 days to complete the job.", and "It cost $100,000 to raise the Ann Arbor."; AZO stamp box (1904-1918) on back; handwritten on front lower right "Ann ARBOR No4 MANIStIQUE MICH"; tugboat FAVORITE (built 1907) assisting capsized railroad ferry ANN ARBOR NO. 4 after loading mishap, Manistique, Michigan, Lake Michigan, 1909; see related postcards 2014.49.10428-10436, duplicate of 2014.49.88.
Gift of Monika and Steven Lang, 2014.