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):
City of Chester:
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?
19th century San Francisco was a hard drinking town. The sailing ship Balclutha helped quench that thirst by delivering cargoes containing Scotch whiskey, Dutch bitters, French vermouth and ales and liquors of all kinds. More...