|Steamer Tashmoo, Detroit, Mich.|
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
Postmarked 1910; the Tashmoo was launched December 31st, 1899; it was built by the Detroit Shipbuilding Company for Detroit's White Star Line; its regular route was Detroit to Port Huron with several stops including Tashmoo Park; it was scrapped in the 1930s; addressed to Mr. Gorden Dresser; "The Steamer Tashmoo is the pride of the White Star Line. She was constructed especially for use as a river excursion boat and carries 4,000 passengers on her broad decks. The Tashmoo's regular run is from Detroit to Port Huron, passing through the Detroit River, Lake St. Clair, the St. Clair Flats and St. Clair river. At Tashmoo Park, where the steamer touches, a large picnic ground and dancing pavilion are maintained."
White Star Line (Detroit)
Detroit Shipbuilding Company
Port Huron (Michigan)
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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