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Lost passenger steamships of Lake Michigan

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History Press,
Pub. Date:
2010.
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English
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From the arrival of the first steamship to Lake Michigan in 1821 through the turbulent booms and busts of more than 130 years, passenger steamers of this bygone era provided an essential link for immigrants, excursionists, businesspeople and leisure travelers. On offer were dining, dancing, day trips and luxurious shipboard settings, but mishaps like storms, fires and shipwrecks were a persistent danger to passengers and crew alike. Through fascinating tales and splendid images, Lost Passenger Steamships of Lake Michigan presents the romantic and sometimes dangerous story of a vanished industry that once connected communities all long Lake Michigan's shores.
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subject_facet Disasters -- Michigan, Lake -- History, Fires -- Michigan, Lake -- History, Inland water transportation -- Michigan, Lake -- History, Lake steamers -- Michigan, Lake -- History, Michigan, Lake -- Description and travel, Michigan, Lake -- History, Naval, Michigan, Lake -- Navigation -- History, Passenger ships -- Michigan, Lake -- History, Shipwrecks -- Michigan, Lake -- History
title_display Lost passenger steamships of Lake Michigan
title_full Lost passenger steamships of Lake Michigan / Ted St. Mane
title_short Lost passenger steamships of Lake Michigan
topic_facet Description and travel, Disasters, Fires, History, History, Naval, Inland water transportation, Lake steamers, Navigation, Passenger ships, Shipwrecks