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The Wreck of the Steamer J.S.

The Wreck of the Steamer <i>J.S.</i> | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The wreck of the sternwheel excursion, <i>J.S.</i>, after being destroyed by fire on June 25, 1910, now lying in the Mississippi River north of Victory, Wisconsin. Over 110 people escaped from this boat, with the loss of only two lives.
DESCRIPTION
The wreck of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., after being destroyed by fire on June 25, 1910, now lying in the Mississippi River north of Victory, Wisconsin. Over 110 people escaped from this boat, with the loss of only two lives.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:6243
Creation Date:June 25 1910
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Victory
County:Vernon
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Album 27 (River Steamboats, select Photographs and Wrecks)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 27.50
Original Dimensions:5 x 3 inches
SUBJECTS
Outdoor photography
Plants
Marine accidents
Paddle steamers
Steamboats
Mississippi River
Shorelines

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