The Steam Ship Tahoe: 1896 - 1940

Our inaugural project, complimented by Nevada's State Historic Preservation Office, saw her listed in 2004 on the National Register of Historic Places...

Bustling Steamers at the Tahoe Tavern Pier (circa 1900)

Steamers Tahoe, Nevada and Mi Duena working daily at the turn of the century! (Photo Credit: Special Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Library)

Lake Tahoe

Helping to preserve and protect the "Jewel" of the Sierras

The History of our inaugural project [1999], "The First Ascent from the SS Tahoe: A Documentary Film." Here we will take you through a historical account of our success with this incredible steamship.
empowers passionate citizens to observe and record change within the world’s aquatic environments in a way that fosters public awareness and supports political action.
A highlight of NMDE is the incredible images and video sequences retrieved. This is your portal to some dynamic views of the underwater world and the people that brought them to you.