Three principle woods were used to scratchbuild this model.
Port profile closeup -FRONTENAC c.1878 on Flickr.
Simple features, but was elegant in design.
Many of my references stem from two principle 19th century artists, re; Antonio Jacobsen and the noted Bard Brothers.
The steamboat had been successful servicing the Cayuga Lake Transportation Company for 30 years.
Usually a plan set will take up to 30 days to endeavor before a model os realized.
Beautiful symmetry work in wood…
The model’s completion…
…getting the exact details from contemporary photos.
Padding Detail - Monmouth Park Starting Gate on Flickr.
Both front and back gates were padded to protect the horse from injury…