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Category: The Steamship Era

Traveling by steamship, 1907 to 1914, along Atlantic and Pacific coasts

Home from Cuba: 1907

Home from Cuba: 1907

We could scarcely expect better passage than thus far—tho rolling a little now—and tho’ not feeling ill I did not want to think of dinner—and sat on deck—until now in thinnest of waists—even warmer than last night–  Have been in Gulf Stream all day…

Mr. Potter Steams Past Florida

Mr. Potter Steams Past Florida

“We are in the Gulf steamer crossing the Straights heading a little west of south …on our “floating prison” nothing is in view but sky and sea.  A fresh wind is blowing from East and the steamer is rolling so penmanship is rather uncertain and there was many vacant seats at breakfast table.”