Steamboat Empire State

Photograph showing the "Empire State" steamboat in the Weitzel Lock. The wooden propellor was built in Buffalo, in 1862, for the Western Transportation Company, and first ran between Buffalo, Chicago, and Milwaukee. Later it serviced Buffalo and Duluth.
Abstract/Description: Photograph showing the "Empire State" steamboat in the Weitzel Lock. The wooden propellor was built in Buffalo, in 1862, for the Western Transportation Company, and first ran between Buffalo, Chicago, and Milwaukee. Later it serviced Buffalo and Duluth.
Subject(s): Boats and boating
Soo Locks (Mich.)
Date Created: 1887 (approximate)