National Geographic : 1935 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE U. S. S. "WOLVERINE"-OUR NAVY'S FIRST IRON SHIP Home at last after 83 years' service, the old side-wheel steamer was moored in 1927 near Commo dore Perry's Monument on Presque Isle, opposite Erie. This valiant veteran bore the name Michigan until 1905, when she was rechristened with the State's nickname, Wolverine. Hull and engines were made at Pittsburgh and shipped overland by oxcart to Erie, where the novel craft was built and launched nearly 20 years before the Civil War. Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd BEWARE-IF THESE FELLOWS HAVE CAUSE TO BE ON YOUR TRAIL Members of Pennsylvania's famous State Police sharpen their aim and skill in a shooting match at Hershey. Here the State maintains a school for training its constabulary in marksmanship and in crime detection.