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Greater Buffalo - Old photos

The Greater Buffalo heading toward Lake Erie on Aug. 4, 1939

The Greater Buffalo on July 3, 1938

The Hotel Buffalo wagon meets the Greater Buffalo as the liner arrives in Buffalo, N.Y., on the first trip of the 1942 season.

Looking toward the Ambassador Bridge from the D&C docks.

The Greater Buffalo

S.S. Greater Buffalo arrives in Buffalo, N.Y., on Aug. 6, 1942, to be converted into aircraft carrier USS Sable (IX-81).

The D&C steamers could carry automobiles. Here, one is unloaded from the Greater Buffalo.

The Greater Buffalo under way