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Western States - Old photos

The Western States at dock

SS Western States

The Western States sits at dock with the City of Cleveland III in the background in 1940.

The City of Cleveland III, left, and Western States at dock

The SS Western States

The Western States sailing under the Ambassador Bridge

The Western States under way

The pilothouse of the Western States

On the top deck of the Western next to one of her D&C sisters.

Western States at Tawas City, Mich., in 1958, a year before she was burned.

The Western States at Buffalo, N.Y.