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Tashmoo - Old photos

The Tashmoo was one of the most beloved Great Lakes steamships.

The Tashmoo was one of the most beloved Great Lakes steamships.

The Tashmoo loads up in downtown Detroit

The Tashmoo in 1932

Some Detroiters on the yacht Silhouette watch the Tashmoo steam past in September 1931.

The Tashmoo getting pulled off a sandbar near Squirrel Island in 1934

The Tashmoo under way in June 1931

The Tashmoo loaded with passengers on their way from Tashmoo Park

The Tashmoo under way

The Tashmoo's smokestacks likely wouldn't pass today's environmental standards.

The Tashmoo getting pulled off a sandbar near Squirrel Island in 1934

The Tashmoo under way with both smokestacks belching

The Tashmoo plowing through the Detroit River

The Tashmoo leaving the dock in downtown Detroit

The Tashmoo leaving Tashmoo Park

The Tashmoo under way

The stern of the Tashmoo

The Tashmoo, at far left, in 1910

The Tashmoo