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Bones of the Steamship Minnie H., Devils Lake, N.D.
Bones of the Steamship Minnie H., Devils Lake, N.D.
TitleBones of the Steamship Minnie H., Devils Lake, N.D.
Date of Original1934?
DescriptionPeople walk on the shoreline of Devils Lake, near the remains of the steamship Minnie H at Creel Bay. The ship's boiler is still visible inside the hull of the ship. The water level of Devils Lake is barely visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectWater
People
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Shipwrecks
Lakes & ponds
Coastlines
Organization NameMinnie H (Paddle steamer)
LocationDevils Lake (N.D. : Lake)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number00245-11
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Minnie H was in operation between July 1883 and the fall of 1908. Low water levels in Devils Lake eventually forced the boat's retirement. It was a popular excursion and form of transportation for chautauqua goers during the summer season.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionAl Grindberg Photograph Collection 00245
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00245-11)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh0024511
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