With ample artillery and fresh reserves at our command we were determined to gain the summit of the whaleback in a final drive.
He was a famous 'whaleback'--I think that's what they call it--on the Yale football team.
In the centre it rose to probably six feet and then fell very gradually, whaleback fashion, to the south.
He went by the Suburban, because he wanted to go over to the avenues, and Cowles went down by the whaleback.'
I can't make out what they are on; but it looks like a whaleback to me, with her upper works carried away.
The whaleback is the business part of the city, although the shopping district has now a tendency to spread more eastward.
An artistic illustration is given of the "whaleback" steamer, used principally on our Northern lakes.