Will Grunewald

Will Grunewald

Will Grunewald is Down East's associate editor.

old photo of a steamboat next to another sinking steamboat on Moosehead Lake

What’s in a Picture

In their heyday, dozens of steamboats plied Maine’s largest lake. Soon, though, the Great Depression and the age of the automobile took their tolls, and as steamboats grew obsolete, they were scuttled or simply allowed to sink at mooring.