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Photo postcard steamer Nishka, Baysville Canada @1921

$30.00 CAD

Steamer Nishka moving along Lake of Bays, Muskoka.

Postmarked on back duplex cancellation ‘BIRKENDALE ONT. Au 10 2_’.

Birkendale was a small post office on east side of Lake of Bays.

Letter from Ethel Jackson, student. Mailed to Toronto.

Light crease UR corner. Card bit yellowed at right, and on back.

 

Nishka ran daily (seasonal) from Baysville to the South Portage.

newsimages.worldvitalrecords.com

…By 1907 steamers on Lake of Bays were becoming very important. Cottagers sometimes chartered the Joe or the Nishka for trips to Baysville or for a picnic. Nishka went out of service in the early 1920’s, and Joe sank at South Portage dock…

http://www.lakeofbaysheritage.ca/pdfs/Bonavista.pdf