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Central Pacific ferryboat "El Capitan" logbook
MS 893  
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Description
Logbook of the captain of the Central Pacific ferryboat "El Capitan".
Background
The El Capitan was a side-wheel steam-powered passenger ferry operated on San Francisco Bay. The ferry was built for the Central Pacific Railroad in 1868 in anticipation of completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad. The ferry offered service in the Carquinez Strait. It ceased operations in 1925.
Extent
.17 linear feet (1 manuscript half box)
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