Adding the final fittings on the promenade deck in 1912
The TSS Earnslaw at the Queenstown wharf about to commence her maiden voyage to the head of the Lake, 19 October 1912
Invited guests on board the TSS Earnslaw on her maiden voyage
TSS Earnslaw unloading stock at the Kingston Wharf
Cattle from Glenorchy being unloaded at Queenstown, Steamer Wharf, circa 1940. The steamers Ben Lomond and TSS Earnslaw are both at the warf.
C L Laurie
TSS Earnslaw at Walter Peak High Country Farm
TSS Earnslaw at Kingston alongside the Duke's Royal Train pulled by Locomotive AB 608, known as the Passchendaele.
His Royal Highnes the Duke of Gloucester being greeted by Captain Herbert as he is about to board the TSS Earnslaw at Kingston in January 1935
Sheep were common cargo before road access to the High Country Stations
Coal-stoker at work in the engine room
Earnslaw Survey Certificate, 1918
Image credits: All Aboard by RJ Meyer, Real Journeys Archives, Making Waves by Les Hutchins
Source: Papers Past
Other royalty to travel on board have been the King and Queen of Belgium, the Prince of Thailand, the Emperor and Empress of Japan.
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