Steam and SF Maritime Collections
Highlights from the Park's collections related to steam, steam engines, and steam powered vessels:
Architects and Engineers:
L. Christian "Chris" Norgaard, naval architect
California (Pacific Mail steamer):
The City of Rio de Janeiro:
Cricket (steamer):Emma Alexander (Admiral Line steamer):
Eppleton Hall (1914 steam tug):
Eureka (1890 steam ferry):
Hercules (1907 steam tug):
Wapama (1915 steam schooner):
Did You Know?
A modern container ship slips behind Balclutha on its way to port. Ocean routes are still the major highways of the world. Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, was an ocean-going cargo ship for 43 years, between 1886 and 1929.