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EUREKA (Steamer)

San Francisco, California
County of San Francisco.
Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
National Register Number: 73000229
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - water -related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: CA-8 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Displayed at San Francisco Maritime NHS; See www.nps.gov/safr/local/eureka.html.
Web Site: www.nps.gov/safr/local/eureka.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - February 4, 1985):
The last intact wooden-hulled sidewheel steamer afloat in the continental U.S., EUREKA is significant as an example of a type of steamer that led U.S. inland waterborne commerce into the industrial era. Her 1890 "walking beam" marine steam equipment is the only operating example of this once-common engine in North America.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark.

Preventative maintenance work is on-going.


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