• CRUISING THE PAST offers a search of all content on the website dating back to 2008.
  • All content, including photos, are under copyright.
  • For information about ordering photo reproductions and research, write to mlpgrace@gmail.com.


  • Use quotation marks to look for a phrase, name or concept.
  • For example, if you enter: “Cunard Line” our system will search for the exact name “Cunard Line.”
  • The same would be true if you enter: SS Lurline, liner, cruise ship, first class, passenger lists, liners, steamships, hotels, RMS Queen Mary, SS France, RMS Titanic, Panama Limited, gambling ships, mid-century, etc.
  • The website contains over 1300 stories, with 40,000 images along with videos, charts, and tables.

And / Not

  • Use the words and and not to refine your search.
  • For example, if you’re looking for articles about the Pullman Company and the Santa Fe Railroad:
  • Pullman and Santa Fe will retrieve articles containing the word Pullman and Santa Fe; just entering “Pullman” would retrieve articles about the Pullman Company, Pullman trains, etc.