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On Nov. 2, 1905, the wooden steamer Appomattox stranded off Atwater Beach

On this day, Nov. 2, in 1905, the wooden steamer APPOMATTOX and her schooner barge SANTIAGO stranded in a combination of dense fog and industrial smoke near the foot of Mineral Road, or as we all know it today, East Capitol Drive in Shorewood.