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    • 1929 Photo Taken by Father Kasper of St. Charles Students

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Monroe County (Ind.) -- Church history; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church -- Indiana -- Bloomington; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Church records and registers -- Indiana --...
    • Group of 16 young girls and one small boy in very front, the front one boy, next row, two girls , next row (seated) six girls - one little girl standing to the right of the girl on the far right of the seated row, back row seven girls standing...
    • 1930 Solemn Invitation at Easton Residence

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Monroe County (Ind.) -- Church history; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church -- Indiana -- Bloomington; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Church records and registers -- Indiana --...
    • Group of 20 women posed in Elizabeth Easton's home; three rows: front row seated on ground; six women, middle row, seated on chairs five women; back row standing nine women. Solemn Initiation June 15, 1930 held at the home of Elizabeth Easton....
    • "Idlewild"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boats; "Belle of Louisville"; "Avalon"; Ferries; Rose Island
    • Built in 1914 this boat went by the name Idlewild from that date to 1947. She then became the Avalon from 1947 to 1962 when she was dubbed "Belle of Louisville". She is a shallow draft boat which enables her to glide over water that would not be...
    • "Julius Fleischmann"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Coal; Tugboats
    • She was built as the "Dolphin No. 3" at Jeffersonville, Indiana and was called the "Harry Anderson" for a brief period before receiving the name "Julius Fleischmann." She was owned by the Hatfield Coal Company and towed between the Kanawha River...
    • "Ohio" Ferryboat

    • Ferries; Lamb, Indiana; Carrollton, Kentucky; Steamboats; Riverboats
    • The "Ohio" was a steam-powered ferry that began operating from Lamb, Indiana, in 1924. Judge C. W. Wilhoite of Carrollton, Kentucky, had just bought the ferry trade from the Ash family and the judge bought the "Ohio" to expand the ferry...
    • "Queen City"

    • Steamboats; Mail steamers; "Queen City"; Excursion boats; Riverboats; Steamboat accidents
    • The "Queen City" was built at Cincinnati Marine Railways for the Pittsburg and Cincinnati Packet Line. Coming back from a Mardi Gras trip she sank at the Falls of the Ohio on February 17, 1914. She laid up in the Kanawha River at Point Pleasant...
    • "Samuel Clark"

    • "Samuel Clark"; Ohio River; Coal; Stern wheelers; Towboats; Barges; Rivers; Riverboats
    • The inscription on the picture says, "Sternwheel Towboat "Samuel Clark" built in Pittsburg in 1870, was used on the Ohio River until 1916 when the superstructure was removed and the hull sold to Maj. J.F. Butts, Carrollton, Ky., for use as a barge...
    • "Sprague"

    • Towboats; Tugboats; "Sprague"; "Big Momma"; Steamboats; Piers & wharves; Riverboats
    • Built in 1902 in Dubuque, Iowa, she was the largest towboat ever built. Her early beginnings, however, were rocky. On her maiden voyage she collided with a showboat and only a year later had to have her engines replaced. It was difficult for...
    • "Trimble"

    • "Trimble"; Ferryboat; Steamboats; Ohio River; Rivers; Riverboats
    • The "Trimble" ferryboat was a familiar sight in Madison for many years. Built in 1895 for Captain Joseph C. Abbott, at the Jeffersonville boatworks, she worked the Milton-to-Madison run for almost thirty-five years. Photograph taken circa 1920
    • "W. C. Mitchell"

    • Towboats; Steamboats; "George Matheson No. 2"; Steamboat accidents; Riverboats
    • Perl Inville watches as the "W .C. Mitchell" passes by. In 1907 a new towboat was built and named "George Matheson No. 2". She was known familiarly along the Kanawha River as the "Bologna George". In 1920 she was renamed the "W. C. Mitchell" and...
    • "Washington"

    • Steamboats; Madison, Indiana; Piers & wharves; Ohio River; "Washington"; Riverboats
    • The "Washington" worked the Ohio in the 1920s and 1930s. She was dismantled before 1940. In this view she is tied up at the Madison docks. She was based first in Cincinnati then in Pittsburg. The photo is thought to be from the 1920s.

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