Steamship ‘Louise’ at Baltimore pier
A front view of the "Louise," a sidewheel passenger steamship, at the Light Street pier in Baltimore, Maryland. Passengers are gathered on the decks of the ship. Owned by the Tolchester Steamboat Company, the "Louise" was one of the most popular excursion steamers on the Chesapeake Bay and could hold 2,500 people. The company ran daily excursion steamships to the Tolchester Beach Amusement Park in Kent County, Maryland.