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The last sidewheeler of its kind, the SS Ticonderoga, was moved to the Shelburne Museum overland from Shelburne Bay. The Ti was towed to the Bay in late fall. A dike was built to form a basin, flooded and the boat floated overland during the winter when the ground was frozen and could hold the weight of the boat until it arrived at the Museum in the spring. An engineering feat unprecedented in the 1950s.

The last sidewheeler of its kind, the SS Ticonderoga, was moved to the Shelburne Museum overland from Shelburne Bay. The Ti was towed to the Bay in late fall. A dike was built to form a basin, flooded and the boat floated overland during the winter when the ground was frozen and could hold the weight of the boat until it arrived at the Museum in the spring. An engineering feat unprecedented in the 1950s.

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