The SS Martin Mullen


The SS Martin Mullen was a Canadian freighter that started plying the North American Great Lakes from the turn of the century. This photo was taken in 1906 by the Detroit Publishing Company, and I haven’t been able to stop looking at it. The smokestack lets you know you’re dealing with a steamer, but somehow the scene looks oddly modern.

Photo of the SS martin Mullen being loaded, in 1906.

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