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Stranded Scow

Located in: Niagara Falls
Location #10273
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Location Owner:Andrewz
Creation Date: 4/16/2014
Last Updated: 3/25/2015



Description

From the plaque:

"On August 6, 1918, this dumping scow broke loose from its towing tug about 1.6 kilometres (1 mile) upriver, with Gustav F. Lofberg and James N. Harris aboard. The men opened the bottom dumping doors and the scow grounded in the shallow rapids. They were rescued the next day by breeches buoy, on a line shot out from the roof of the adjacent powerhouse."



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Status: Historic Location
Category: Other


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stranded
Stranded Scow
Created on:3/25/2015
Created by: jennyblee
6 photos
Falls view room
Stranded Scow
Created on:4/19/2014
Created by: drunkenmunky420
2 photos
As close as I could get
Stranded Scow
Created on:4/16/2014
Created by: Andrewz
6 photos


maxman says:
11/11/2017 8:20:39 PM

Not far is the Sunbeam III, a yacht that was leased to the US Navy in World War I. It was returned to its owner after the war. In 1922, it ran aground on the Niagara River and broke up completely by 1938. The engine and power train is still visible in winter when they draw the most for power generation.

drunkenmunky420 says:
4/19/2014 9:49:09 AM

I have a few shots from my hotel room last year but nothing that was worth creating a location for

riddimryder says:
4/17/2014 8:02:12 AM

Here's a clip of the last person that tried for the $1,000 pot.
http://youtu.be/OroKJaN6PQc

rockandrollfreak says:
4/17/2014 7:46:47 AM

First person to get interiors gets $1,000 - I have a few people I would like to see try...

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On 3/25/2015 7:14:49 AM user jennyblee uploaded photos : Screenshot_2015-03-25-07- / Screenshot_2015-03-25-07- / Screenshot_2015-03-25-07- / Screenshot_2015-03-25-07- / Screenshot_2015-03-25-07- / Screenshot_2015-03-25-07- / to SID: 325201541038
On 3/25/2015 7:10:59 AM user jennyblee created gallery : stranded
On 4/19/2014 9:48:08 AM user drunkenmunky420 uploaded photos : P1000624e.jpg / P1000631e.jpg / to SID: 419201464638
On 4/19/2014 9:47:04 AM user drunkenmunky420 created gallery : Falls view room
On 4/16/2014 4:09:31 PM user Andrewz changed the following: address, latitude, longitude,
On 4/16/2014 4:08:27 PM user Andrewz uploaded photos : IMG_2799.JPG / IMG_2800.JPG / IMG_2801.JPG / IMG_2802.JPG / IMG_2803.JPG / IMG_2804.JPG / to SID: 41620141361
On 4/16/2014 4:06:21 PM user Andrewz created gallery : As close as I could get
On 4/16/2014 4:05:58 PM user Andrewz changed the following: location status, description