Coming and Going

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Before people packed light, and in an era when clothing was considerably more voluminous, a stay at Silver Bay called for a steamer trunk, which arrived with you, appropriately, on the steamboat. The trunks had to be brought up from the dock by wagon, and at the end of the summer, brought back down to be loaded on the boat.

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