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
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A picture of the Capitol taken from the suspension bridge on the Mississippi River between Marquette, Iowa and Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
  • Capitol (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 37216
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