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Circa 1920's Photo Album
Photos taken by guests onboard the
Henry Ford II

From the Marc Vander Meulen collection


~CIRCA 1920's~

This historic photo album documents a trip taken by passengers on the Henry Ford II in the 1920's.  We see the places they sailed; Detroit, the Soo Locks, and Duluth. It is unknown who any of these people are but one thing is very evident from this collection of photographs, the passengers and crew certainly enjoyed themselves.

(If anyone has any knowledge of who any of the people in these pictures are, please let us know and the information will be updated.)


Christening flag flying

At Soo Locks

Three women ready for a swim

On deck looking forward at the Soo Locks

Detroit skyline with passenger ships and pre-Ambassador Bridge passenger/auto ferries

Having fun behind the Pilot House

Three women sitting on a hatch while passing Fort Wayne in Detroit, MI

St. Marys River rapids at Soo Locks

Railroad bridge at Soo Locks

In the Soo Locks

Looking aft departing Soo Locks downbound

Aft emergency wheel

Happy looking Chief Engineer Robert Currie with the lady passengers

Pilot House and name board

Looking aft on deck

Passing the Col. James M. Schoonmaker

At loading dock

Duluth, Minnesota

>Inside Soo Locks

Chief Engineer Robert Currie on the right

Chief Engineer Robert Currie on the right

Cook Rock house in Duluth, MN (As of late 2010 this house is still there in great condition and looks untouched by time)

Gardens, possibly at house in previous photo

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Last updated: November 14, 2010.

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