The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Garden City (Steamboat), 29 May 1896

Full Text

The excursion stm. GARDEN CITY arrived here yesterday morning. She will run on the Crystal Beach route beginning on Decoration Day. The GARDEN CITY is a sidewheeler, built of steel and is 180 ft. long and 45 ft. beam. She has a diagonal compound engine, the dimensions of which are: High pressure, 28 inches, low pressure, 54 inches by 4 ft. dtroke. She has 2 steel boilers that carry a working pressure of 120 pounds. The GARDEN CITY
was built in 1892, and it is said that she can make 17 miles an hour. She is nicely fitted up and will be a big addition to the present fleet of excursion steamers running out of this port. Her capacity is estimated at about 1,200 people.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 29, 1896 3-1

Media Type:
Item Type:
route to Crystal Beach
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Garden City (Steamboat), 29 May 1896