Sepia Saturday - Mount Washington Gets Bigger!
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It shows the MS Mount Washington ready to be fitted with an extra 30 feet of hull. Going for a "cruise" around Lake Winnipesaukee is one of my earliest memories. It's a beautiful lake with many islands and intriguing stories.
The expansion of the "Mount," it's nickname, actually promoted it from being a motor vessel with the designation MV, to a motor ship with the designation MS. Looking carefully at the two photos you can see the difference between the two versions. The older Mount had 7 double cabin windows and the newer Mount has 9 double cabin windows on the lower level.
I feel like I'm being a cruise director here but if you're ever in the New Hampshire area this attraction is hard to beat. Check out their live webcam on their website.
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