Steamship Memorabilia

Steamship Memorabilia

Railroads frequently owned or had interests on steamship lines which made delivery of goods a smooth process. They also owned passenger steamships. Both Henry Flager and Henry Plant owned tourist steamship companies and provided interesting trips to Key West, the Bahamas, and Cuba. Here are some examples of items from those line as well as an early Florida steamboat captain’s license. There were also number of steamship lines that had no railroad connections. Railroad hotel china is another area for collectors.

ssmiamirare steamboatcaptlicense steamship