City of Chicago
Built 1890, at West Bay City, Mich.
Hull, of steel constructed by F. W. Wheeler & Co. Length 226 feet, breadth of beam 34 feet; depth of hold 13 feet. Lengthened 1891, 12 feet, making total length 238 feet
Engine, vertical beam, compound, built by the W. & A. Fletcher Co., New York. Diameter of cylinders 36 and 54 inches, by 6 ft. 8 ins. and 10 feet stroke.
Boilers, two, of steel
Wheels, feathering, 22 1/2 feet in diameter; 10 buckets each wheel
Tonnage: 1,164.07 Gross 735.45 net
A beautifully finished and luxuriously furnished steamboat, belonging to the Graham & Morton Transportation Company and plying between Chicago and Benton Harbor, on Lake Michigan. Sleeping accommodations for 300 people, all modern improvements and excellent speed go to make the CITY OF CHICAGO a model inland steamboat Cost $235,000