• Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A postcard drawing of two steamboats, including the Minnetonka on the right, with unidentified people standing on the shore at Big Island Park in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota circa 19…

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  • Hattie May (1878-1892)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BUILT: 1878 by Maurice Godfrey BECAME: Tonka FINAL DISPOSITION: In missing boats 1892-1897; recovered and renamed Tonka OWNERS: Charles May; Lake Minnetonka Navigation Com…

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  • City of St. Louis (Excursion boat, 1881-1898)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat BUILT: Wayzata, Minnesota 1881; hull built at Jeffersonville, Indiana FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled 1898 OWNERS: W. D. Washburn (circa 1881); Lake…

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  • Belle of Minnetonka (Packet/Excursion, 1882-1898)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Excursion BUILT: 1882 FORMERLY: Phil Sheridan FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled in 1898 OWNERS: Lake Minnetonka Navigation Company OFFICERS & CREW: Captain W…

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  • Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A postcard drawing of three steamboats, including the Minneapolis on the left and the Saint Paul in the middle, at an excelsior boat landing in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota circa 1907

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  • City of St. Louis (Excursion boat, 1881-1898)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat BUILT: Wayzata, Minnesota 1881; hull built at Jeffersonville, Indiana FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled 1898 OWNERS: W. D. Washburn (circa 1881); Lake…

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  • Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: An unidentified steamboat on the water with tree branches in the foreground at Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota in the late 19th or early 20th century. See also steam 28087 and record 280…

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  • Lotus (Excursion boat, 1881-1898)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Screw propeller BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat BUILT: 1881 at Priests Bay by H.D. Parnelee OWNERS: Lake Minnetonka Navigation Company RIVERS: Lake Minnetonka (Minnesota) OTHER INFORMATION…

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  • Saint Paul (Excursion boat, circa 1910)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat RIVERS: Lake Minnetonka OTHER INFORMATION: Operated around 1910. She was a lake excursion boat PHOTO DESCRIPTION: At Big Island on Lake Minnetonka

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  • Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A postcard of the boat docks with small boats in the foreground at Excelsior in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota circa 1906

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  • Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A postcard of two unidentified excursion steamers on the water at Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota circa 1909

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  • City of St. Louis (Excursion boat, 1881-1898)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat BUILT: Wayzata, Minnesota 1881; hull built at Jeffersonville, Indiana FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled 1898 OWNERS: W. D. Washburn (circa 1881); Lake…

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  • Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The express boat White Bear at the pier at Shady Island, with unidentified people standing on the pier and boat, at Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota in the late 19th or early 20th century

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  • Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A stereograph of an unidentified steamboat on the water with tree branches in the foreground at Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota in the late 19th or early 20th century. See also steam 280…

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