Paddle steamer wheel

Arrow Lakes
Historical Society

2017.021.17 Burning of SS Minto, 1 August 1968

: 2017.021.17



: 1968-08-01

: Nakusp & District Museum

: 1960s, fire, SS Minto, SS Minto burning (1968), sternwheelers, and Upper Arrow Lake

: Galena Bay

1 b/w photograph (9.0 cm x 9.0 cm)

Smoke emanates from top of SS Minto in the centre of Upper Arrow Lake, Galena Bay, 1 August 1968. The derelict sternwheeler was towed to the centre of the lake and burned during a Viking funeral ceremony. Photo was deaccessioned from Nakusp & District Museum (accession no. 2001.013.007s).

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