- Stanton, Samuel Ward, Attributed name
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- Sketches and notes on the steamboat BADGER STATE
- Illustration from Stanton, Samuel Ward, American Steam Vessels , 1895, page 171
Built 1862, at Buffalo, N. Y.
Hull, of wood. Built b Mason & Bidwell. Length 213 feet; beam 33 feet, depth of hold 12 feet
Engine, originally "Single," constructed by Shepard Iron Works, Buffalo. Diameter of cylinder 44 inches (afterwards changed to "Steeple compound," with cylinders 25 1/4 and 54 inches in diameter), by 42 inches stroke.
Boiler, or iron, built by Shepard Iron Works. Diameter 12 feet; length 20 feet; working pressure 51 lbs. steam to square inch.
Tonnage = 1,115 52 Gross, 917 03 Net
Built for Peoples Line of passenger propellers running between Buffalo and Chicago. A well-built and comfortably furnished boat of the typical style of passenger propellers of her time. Afterwards used as a passenger boat in the "Lake Superior Transit Co's" line between Buffalo and Duluth.
- Smith & Stanton
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