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Description: Passengers disembarking the "Dell Queen" steamboat at Cold Water Canyon.
Description: This map shows steamship lines and cities along the Great Lakes. Portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, New York, Vermont, Ma...
Description: The screw passenger excursion vessel with large crowd of passengers, "Christopher Columbus," en route between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Description: Steamboat on the shoreline of the Mississippi River with passengers.
Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...
Date: 1931 before
Description: Second to last steamboat on the river taken before 1931, burned in 1931. Taken from Romance Cliff, "The Apollo" is shown coming through with smoke billowin...
Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: "Riverfront from Pettibone Park". There are three steamboats docked on the right in the harbor. A mother and her children are in the foreground, and a hors...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Rear view of the sternwheel paddle boat 'Dubuque of ?" on the Mississippi River near Cassville, Wisconsin. This postcard is marked 'Souvenir' by Frank Feik...
Description: The screw ferry, "Ann Arbor No. 7." The ferry was later named "Viking," then "Viking I."
Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...
How One Family Helped Build the Modern Tourist Destination
Description: Drawing of a steamboat pulling a raft of cut boards.
Description: Letterhead of John J. Sherman, a real estate broker and tax, title, collection, and passenger agent in Wausau, Wisconsin, with images of men felling trees...
Date: 1902-06-08 ca.
Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...
Description: Passengers posed on the "Dell Queen" steamboat. Edge of second steamboat on left.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S. in the middle of the Mississippi River. The opposite shoreline is in the background.
Description: The screw rail ferry, Pere Marquette 18, entering the harbor.
Description: A floating span of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Atchatalaya River under construction. A steamboat is pulling the bridge section on a raft and...
Description: View of the steamboat "Bald Eagle" unloading on the riverfront. "Bald Eagle" can be read on the top of the ship. Several men can be seen working on and nea...
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