Verde Mountain - Ticonderoga Douglas Fir Earrings
Wood used to make this came from a post removed from the Hurricane deck during recent restoration. The steamboat Ticonderoga is one of two side-paddle-wheel passenger steamer with a vertical beam engine of the type that provided freight and passenger service on America's bays, lakes and rivers from the early 19th to the mid-20th centuries. Commissioned by the Champlain Transportation Co., in 1906 at the Shelburne Shipyard on Lake Champlain. Her steam engine, made by the Fletcher Engine Company of Hoboken, New Jersey, was powered by two coal-fired boilers and could achieve a maximum speed of 17 miles per hour.
These are a dangle style with stainless steel wires that are 100% nickle free.