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Steamboat about to enter the lock at Bucks Mill on the Pelican River, c.1910.
Steamboat Landing and River, St. Paul, 1898. The old Union Depot is pictured in the left background.
A westbound steamboat on the Pelican River, about to descend to Lake Sallie via Dunton Locks, 1911.
Looking north at a staemboat on the Pelican River at Shoreham, with Lake Sallie in the distance, 1910
Steamboats Itasca and War Eagle at the St. Paul levee, 1859.
Photo print of the steamboats Itasca and War Eagle at the St. Paul levee, 1859.
The steamer Ethel Howard, 1898. The Ethel Howard, shown here at Central Point, delivered the bodies of victims of the sinking of the Sea Wing to Red Wing in 1890.
The steamer Sea Wing, c.1889.
Stephen Bonga, George's brother, c.1880.
A crowd gathered at the 1898 Stiftungsfest celebration.
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