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Seven years of work and $500;000 have saved the 89-year-old steamship Segwun and next summer she will once again start carrying passengers on romantic cruises of the Muskoka lakes. Segwun and sister steamships Sagamo and Cherokee plied the lakes in the mid-50s but the other two ships have gone to watery graves. Volunteer workers and on Ontario Road Builders' Association grant saved Segwun. Open in full size

Seven years of work and $500;000 have saved the 89-year-old steamship Segwun and next summer she will once again start carrying passengers on romantic cruises of the Muskoka lakes. Segwun and sister steamships Sagamo and Cherokee plied the lakes in the mid-50s but the other two ships have gone to watery graves. Volunteer workers and on Ontario Road Builders' Association grant saved Segwun.

Picture, 1976, English

Seven years of work and $500;000 have saved the 89-year-old steamship Segwun and next summer she will once again start carrying passengers on romantic cruises of the Muskoka lakes. Segwun and sister steamships Sagamo and Cherokee plied the lakes in the mid-50s but the other two ships have gone to watery graves. Volunteer workers and on Ontario Road Builders' Association grant saved Segwun.

Picture, 1976, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Ships - Segwun

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0014462f