Visual display of the Capitol (Excursion boat, 1920-1945)

Capitol (Excursion boat, 1920-1945)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat
  • BUILT: 1920 from the packet Dubuque at St. Louis, Missouri by Streckfus Steamers, Incorporated
  • FORMERLY: Dubuque
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at St. Louis, summer of 1945
  • OWNERS: Streckfus Steamers, Incorporated
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River; Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 0834; Engines from the Pittsburgh. Operated variously at St. Louis and New Orleans with many tramp trips. She carried notables at the opening of the Industrial Canal, New Orleans, May 5, 1923
  • Capitol (A)

Details

Photographer
Goergen, Margery
Collection
Subjects
Local identifier
  • Neg. 43652
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