Visual display of the La Crosse (Packet, 1907-1914)

La Crosse (Packet, 1907-1914)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Packet
  • BUILT: 1889 at Stillwater, Minnesota
  • FORMERLY: Ravenna
  • BECAME: Orion
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Taken out of service in 1914
  • OWNERS: Captain H.C. Wilcox and son
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 3319; She was built from the rafter, Ravenna. Renamed La Crosse in the early 1900s and ran in the La Crosse-Wabasha trade. According to the La Crosse Tribune, April 13, 1909, she was the last steamer to call the port of La Crosse (Wisconsin) home
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Women standing on the deck of the La Crosse
  • La Crosse (A)