Hoisting boiler from "Minnehaha," Norcross, 1920

Contributed by Norcross Heritage Trust


The steamboat Minnehaha was hauled ashore at Norcross for repairs, including removing the boiler.

The boat was later returned to water and remained in service on the West Branch lakes until 1934, as part of the Norcross Transportation Company fleet. The Minnehaha measured about 40 feet long with a 13 foot beam.

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  • Title: Hoisting boiler from "Minnehaha," Norcross, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Local Name: Norcross
  • Town: Indian Purchase Township No. 3
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.6 cm x 9.9 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Norcross Heritage Trust
80 Lyme Rd., Apt 353, Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 653-0097

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