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Rescuing the Lady Elgin

Rescuing the Lady Elgin

Gazette Article by: Jane Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1996 Marathon Litigation Continues over Future of Wreck Excursion steamer Lady Elgin c1860 Image courtesy of Chicago Sunday Tribune September 8, 1996, marked the 136th anniversary of the wreck of the Lady Elgin, one of the worst inland maritime disasters in United States history. The […]