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    • 132. Flatboat

    • Transportation; Flatboats
    • The image shows a flatboat. There are several steamboats in the background. On the flatboat is a load of kegs. , The central cabin has a slightly curved roof on which rests a rowboat. One steersman stands on the cabin roof, the other on a box in...
    • 151. Tarascon

    • Steamboats; Transportation
    • Pictured is the side-wheel packet, Tarascon. She is docked and there are bundles lined up waiting to be loaded. People watch from a fence that separated the dock from the road.
    • 152. Major Anderson

    • Steamboats; Transportation
    • A side-wheel packet, the Major Anderson, is docked. There is one wooden ramp mid-ships, a small rowboat between her and the shore. Several groups of men stand together at the far right hand side of the picture.
    • 153. Steamboat interior

    • Steamboats; Transportation
    • The elaborate interior of a steamboat's "parlor" a piano sits at the front left edge. A long row of tables, each with 3-4 plush chairs are spaced in a line down the center of the room. Small tables and chairs line the right hand wall. The wood work...
    • 28. Howard Steamboat Museum

    • Architecture; Steamboats
    • The Howard Steamboat Museum building has elements of Victorian, Gothic, and Queen Anne homes. On the grounds of the museum are is a paddlewheel from a steamboat and an outbuilding. The interior is wood-paneled with a wide, carved staircase behind...
    • 309. 2nd Street Wharf, 1898

    • Steamboats; Ferries
    • Several horse or mule drawn wagons are pulling loads up the 2nd Street Wharf embankment in the foreground of this photo. Below at the river, the ferry steamboat, Columbia offloads it's passengers. In the distance to the left can be seen the stacks...
    • 31. 217 East High Street

    • Architecture; Inventors; Steamboats
    • This home, in what was once Port Fulton, but now a part of Jeffersonville, was built by Daniel French and his family around 1832 It is one of the few early Jeffersonville buildings to survive the flood of 1838. Daniel French invented a superior...
    • 310. City of Memphis, 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...
    • 320. Wall Street Ferry Dock

    • Steamboats; Ferries
    • A panorama image shows the city of Louisville in the background, the Ohio River across the middle and the dock and shoreline of Jeffersonville (Clark County, Indiana). At the left on the river, a packet steamboat sails east towards Cincinnati, both...
    • 333. Sitting high

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Floods; Rivers
    • In this image, the base of two steamboats, The City of Jeffersonville and the Corona, are sitting level with Front Street. Normally at that point in the dock. The residents of the homes would have looked across the top decks of the boats from their...
    • 363. James E. Howard

    • Industry; Steamboats
    • Pictured is a man in his middle years. His hair is graying at the temples. He has a full mustache and a dimple in his chin. He is wearing a high neck collar and a silk tie shaped in a bow like a present. He is wearing a dark jacket.
    • 364. LaBelle (Steamboat), 1921

    • Industry; Steamboats
    • The image depicts the crew of workers needed to build a boat in the early 1920's at the Howard Ship Yards. The steel hull of LaBelle is in the process of being laid and reinforced in this image. The workers stand on the supports for the first...
    • 365. Cape Girardeau (Steamboat)

    • Industry; Steamboats
    • The image is of the last stern-wheel packet launched in 1923 from the Howard Ship Yards. She is shown docked, but the location is not legible. There are bare trees in the right hand background and some buildings on top of the incline leading down...
    • 375. Rose Island Entrance

    • 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...

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