Muskoka Steamships: A Photographic Portrait by John Robert McQuarrieMuskoka Steamships: A Photographic Portrait by John Robert McQuarrie

Muskoka Steamships: A Photographic Portrait

Photographed byJohn Robert McQuarrie

Paperback | June 15, 2010

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By Ann Curley, Christi Gardner, John Miller and Mary Storey<_o3a_p>

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Long before the modern era of highways and roadways vacationers arrived in Muskoka by train.  Upon arrival at <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Muskoka <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Wharf in Gravenhurst they were transported by a fleet of steamships to resort and cottage destinations on Lakes Muskoka, Joseph and Rosseau.  Today, the history of steam travel, resorts and wooden boats is kept alive through the Muskoka Steamships and the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre.<_o3a_p>

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Enjoy a cruise through the lovely lakes of Muskoka on board the RMS Segwun, <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">North America’s oldest operating hand-fired steamship built in 1887 or the Wenonah II that combines modern conveniences and historical charm.  Slip back in time as you admire the Wanda III Steam Yacht that once belonged to Mrs. Timothy Eaton and served as her pleasure yacht on the Muskoka lakes.<_o3a_p>

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Come ashore and experience the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre that showcases the history of the steamships, wooden boat building industry, resort era and is home to Canada’s largest in-water collection of antique & classic boats.<_o3a_p>

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The Real Muskoka Experience awaits you on board the RMS Segwun, Wenonah II and at the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre.  And it comes to life within the pages of this book.<_o3a_p>

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John McQuarrie is an Ottawa based photographer whose major clients have included Coors, Marlboro, McDonnell-Douglas and Lockheed. But his real passion is producing coffee table books.His earlier works focused on the Canadian Air Force from the Second World War to the Gulf War and the Canadian Armed Forces in their role as Peacekeepers....
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Title:Muskoka Steamships: A Photographic PortraitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:John McQuarrie PhotographyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894673425

ISBN - 13:9781894673426

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