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    • 227. Ohio Falls Street Trolley

    • Transportation; Education
    • The Ohio Falls Street Trolley ran from east (Port Fulton) of Jeffersonville to the west (Car Works) of Jeffersonville. This trolley was labeled Route 7 and was operated by a driver and a conductor, both of whom wore suits and hats for work. The...
    • Stone carvers detailing carved basins

    • Stone carving; Employees--Stone carvers; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Stone carvers work on the floor of the interior of the factory, adding painstaking detail to these ornately carved basins. This is a fine chisel dowel hole for the iron dowel to lift the stone. Notice the hay in that is ready to pack the stone in...
    • Cherub panel carvings

    • Stone carving; Employees--Stone carvers; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Here, stone carvers can be seen putting the finishing touches on some cherubs adorning panels intended for the facade of a building. Notice the man sitting on an old nail keg. Typically, carvers did not sit but stood.
    • 613. The New Shallcross

    • Steamboats
    • Pictured is the Ferry, New Shallcross, at dock on the Jeffersonville side of the Ohio River. The buildings of downtown Louisville can be seen in the distance, as can the Big Four Bridge. The Jeffersonville Pier/Dock is a muddy area with puddles...
    • 629. Excursion Ticket, 1899

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • The image shows an excursion ticket for a trip to the Fern Grove Amusement Park. This trip was specifically for those whose children attended St. Matthews UCC church, or as it was known in 1899, Evangelical St. Matthew Church. The cost was fifteen...
    • 544. River Entrance to Rose Island

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • The large stone pillar and cast iron sign spelling out Rose Island capture the viewer's attention first in this photograph. In addition to the sign there is a large crowd of people, dressed in the style of the 1920's, disembarking from a excursion...
    • Fleetwood (steamboat)

    • Steamboats; Levees; Railroad tracks; People;
    • The "Fleetwood" left Cincinnati on her maiden voyage August 26, 1880. She was retired about 1894. Notice the railroad tracks in the foreground, another boat approaching the docks and the ladies with their parasols.
    • Exterior view of steam-powered gangsaw mill

    • Steam power plants; Quarries and quarrying; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • The advent of steam registered an enormous impact on the stone industry as steam power was harnessed to existing technologies ranging from the derrick to the saw. By the time this image was taken (ca. 1880), steam had already made deep inroads into...
    • Early Steam Fire Engine

    • Steam engines; Fire engines & equipment; Street railroads; Main Street; Madison (Ind.); Parade
    • An early steam fire engine pulled by horses rolls down the 100 block of Main Street during a parade. Notice the trolley tracks in the foreground. Photograph taken about 1900
    • 522. Fern Cliff Hotel postcard

    • Resorts; Hotels; Postcards
    • A postcard depicting the Fern Cliff Hotel summer resort as it stood in 1908. The hotel, located on Rose Island, predated the Rose Island Resort complex. This earlier building is an example of the late Victorian Gingerbread / early Gilded Age...
    • 244. Watson Railroad Station

    • Railroads; Railroad Stations; Transportation
    • Men and boys gather at the Watson, Indiana railroad station. In the foreground you can see the males, a mixture of Railroad employees and the curious. A locomotive and train stands a the rear left. The small Railroad Station is at the rear right...
    • Depot - Wirt, Indiana

    • Railroads; Train depots; Railroad stations; Wirt (Ind.)
    • Several passengers are seen waiting for locomotive "8404" to pull into the station. Notice the buggy parked behind the depot and the rolls of fencing to the side of the building. The station was once the North Madison depot which served there from...
    • Timetable

    • Railroads; Timetables; Schedules (Time plans); Documents
    • Here is a timetable for the Madison and Indianapolis Railroad. Notice that it lists passenger trains, freight trains and hog trains. Document dated November 27, 1854

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