The Arrival


Here he depicts the arrival of the famous Christmas Tree Schooner, The Rouse Simmons, in 1902, entering the Chicago River about to dock with its annual load of freshly cut pines from the far north. In the year 1912, during a heavy snowstorm, the ship went down with crew and trees – ending a historic era.

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Charles Vickery

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16" x 21"