The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Philadelphia (Propeller), 29 May 1884


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The iron prop. PHILADELPHIA of the Anchor Line will leave for Chicago today on her first trip of the season. She has received extensive improvements in her machinery department. She had a pair of condensing engines 46 inches square. They were changed by Trout into 2 steeple compounds, the high pressure cylinder being 20 inches in diameter, the low pressure remaining 36 inches, with a 36 inch stroke. She was supplied with 2 new boilers made by Riter of 9/16 inch steel, each measuring 14 by 9 1/2 ft. She is commanded by Capt. John Leonard, a most competent sailor. Her boilers were tested yesterday.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 29, 1884 3-4


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Newspaper
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rebuild engine
Date of Original:
1884
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McN.E.3351
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Philadelphia (Propeller), 29 May 1884