The "St. Paul" Steamer
The "St. Paul" was built in 1883 in St. Louis, Missouri for the St. Louis & St. Paul Packet Co., and ran under the Diamond Jo flag. The Eagle Yard in Dubuque, Iowa rebuilt the "St. Paul" in 1892. Streckfus Line acquired her in 1911. In 1917, Streckfus Lines built her into an excursion boat running from from St. Louis, Missouri to Dubuque, Iowa and St. Paul, Minnesota. Passengers are crowding all levels of the three-decked sternwheeler.
Image ID: 95899
Creation Date: 1916 ca.
Creator Name: Feiker, Frank
Collection Name: Feiker, Frank W. : Photographs. 1910-1950
Original Format Type: negative, original
Original Format Number: (F4)466
Original Dimensions: 7 x 5 inches
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