Friday, September 4, 2015

Harbor History - The Fire Tug William A. McGonagle

Our Great Lakes Namesake Vessel for September is the fire tug William A. McGonagle, named for William Albert McGonagle, who came to Duluth in 1882 to work as an assistant engineer on the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad and twenty years later he became the president of the Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railway. Those two […] Read more of this post
The fire tug William A. McGonagle as seen in a lithographic postcard made between 1915 and 1925.
(Image: Zenith City Press)

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  1. I came across an excellent photograph from about 1908 of the fire tug William A. McGonagle at dock on Lake Huron if anyone is interested in it contact me at bksPhoto.com

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