WDSE-WRPT Local Documentaries

Steamship America: A North Shore Legend

Special | 56m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Before high speed internet, telephones and even Highway 61, Minnesota's North Shore was connected by water--specifically a fleet of sailing vessels and steamers that hauled mail, fish, freight and passengers to communities up and down the remote coastline. The Steamer America was a star in the early 1900s, with her speed and relative luxury she became a vital lifeline and a friend to many. Her eve

Aired: 12/03/19

Rating: TV-G

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WDSE-WRPT Local Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WDSE.