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    • 737. Building L.S.T., c1943

    • Boats
    • During World War II the U.S. Navy took over the Howard Shipyards and produced L.S.T.'s (Landing Ship Tanks) for use in the invasions in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of war. The image shows several L.S.T.'s under construction.
    • 414. Howard Mansion, 1913

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • The Howard family home in Port Fulton, Indiana (now Jeffersonville) is shown during the 1913 flood. At this time it was occupied by Edmonds J. Howard and his family. The Shipyards across the street are completely flooded and it appears that the...
    • Speedometer 1945 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • 607. James Howard

    • Steamboats
    • A portrait of the founder of the Howard Shipyards of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He has gray to white hair, pitched high on his head, a full white beard and shows a stern face with piercing eyes and long nose. He is wearing a coat and vest of good...
    • Powder Horn 1943 - Indiana Ordnance Works Newsletter, Charlestown, Indiana

    • Powder Horn (Indiana Ordnance Works employee newsletter); Employees' magazines, newsletters.; E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.; Indiana Ordnance Works (U.S.); Hoosier Ordnance Plant; Indiana Arsenal; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant; Clark County...
    • The Powder Horn is a newsletter that was published semi-monthly by and for the employees of the Indiana Ordnance Works in Charlestown, Indiana. The first one was published 22 August 1941. It was preceded by a newsletter called The Action. The aim...
    • General Pike (steamboat)

    • Steamboats; Steamboat accidents;
    • On January 1, 1891, the "General Pike" collided with one of the Middleton and Wymond coal barges, causing both to sink in a very few minutes. Captain Sam Bryant, Clerk Ed Long, and Pilot Bowen managed to save everyone on board. She was built for...
    • 722. JeffBoat entrance, 1977

    • Industry; Boats
    • Cars line the streets and the parking lots near the entrance to JeffBoat (American Commercial Barge Lines), formerly known as the Howard Shipyards in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Market Street in Jeffersonville extends from the far east to the far west...
    • Madison Marine Ways

    • Shipyards; Madison Marine Ways; Cragmont State Hospital; Madison State Hospital; Piers & wharves
    • Here's a view of the Madison Marine Ways at the west end of Madison, Indiana. By the time this photograph was taken the ways were almost completely abandoned. The large complex of buildings above the river on the hilltop is the Madison State...
    • Speedometer 1942 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • 616. City of Louisville, c1894

    • Steamboats
    • The Side-wheel packet, The City of Louisville is shown at the Howard Ship yards after her trial run. People can be seen in the Captain's cabin, Texas deck, passenger and freight decks with more persons walking around on the shore. In the foreground...
    • 617. City of Memphis Steamboat, 1898

    • Steamboats
    • A large crowd has gathered to watch the launching of the City Of Memphis Steamboat in this image. The boat has been rolled down the embankment and has part of the boat in the water and part still on shore. There is a large crowd on the boat, with...
    • 625. LaBelle, 1921

    • Steamboats
    • An image of the steel-hulled towboat created at the Howard Ship Yards in the early 1920's. They are working on adding the steel around the hull and on the internal frame. A large number of workman stand on top of steel girders that will form the...

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