Retro Detroiter
The Bob-Lo Boats Columbia and Ste. Claire, the history of the island and the ferry companies. Vintage Detroit postcards and photos that focus on Detroit and its history.

The Bob-Lo Boat Ste. Claire Restoration Project
This site has the latest information regarding the status of the boat.

A Tribute to The Bob-lo Boats 1902-1991
This is the main site of the Bob-Lo boats.

Steve King and the Dittilies
Steve King and the Dittilies, one of the icons of the Bob-Lo boat!

The S.S. Columbia Project
The S.S. Columbia Project is dedicated to restoring and operating America’s oldest surviving passenger steamer.

The Bob-lo Island Community
What's happening now on Bob-Lo Island

Great Lakes Marine Art
Great Lakes Maritime art of Paul C. LaMarre Jr.

The Art of Leo Kuschel
Great Lakes Maritime History preserved in Art.

The Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum
Where several of our Bob-Lo Crew members are honored.


The Dossin Great Lakes Museum


River Rouge Historical Museum. All rights reserved.