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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 523. The Steamboat Sunshine

    • Steamboats
    • The steamboat Sunshine is docked and loading passengers in this picture. People can be seen on each of the decks. In the far right hand side at the front corner of the picture are three men seated, watching the passengers and the boat.
    • 527. c1924 advertisement

    • Amusement parks; Advertisements; Steamboats
    • Newspaper advertisement, c 1924, advertising the newly opened Rose Island Resort, as a place to spend Decoration Day. The advertisement incorporates a drawing of the steamboat, America, used as a ferry from Louisville to the resort and states that...
    • 539. Liberty

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • The image shows one of the steam powered ferry boats used by the Rose Island company to transport people from a Kentucky parking lot to Indiana. The ferry boat is a one deck boat with pilot house and two steam stacks. The paddlewheel is at the...
    • 542. Rose Island Steamer

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • Pictured is the Louisville dock in 1928. in the foreground are cars parked on the slant of the dock. A steamboat's stacks are puffing, there are various people strolling around the docks and on the steamer. Some are obviously workers, others are...
    • 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...
    • 554. Steamboat Race, 1928

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • Taken on August 19, 1928, this image is of a steamboat race between the America (owned by the Rose Island Company) and The City of Cincinnati. In this picture the two steamboats are centered, with the America having the lead. On the river with the...
    • 555. Rose Island steamboat landing

    • Amusement parks; Steamboats; Recreation
    • This 1930 era photograph shows a large group of tired patrons waiting in front of and beneath the Rose Island boat landing sign that declares boldly that this is 'Rose Island". The all-white crowd is a mix of young to old, and men, women, and...
    • 561. 1958 Picnic table

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • In this photograph, a Louisville Courier Journal staff member holds up part of the remains of a picnic table from Rose Island Amusement part. The photograph shows mostly leaves of the plants indigenous to the island.
    • 562. 1958, Broken path

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • The path leading from Rose Island to the Indiana parking lot used a suspension bridge over Fourteen Mile Creek. This image shows the path and the remains of what was the suspension bridge laying under a large tree. Two Courier Journal staff...
    • 563. Rose Island Shelter, 1958

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • Two Courier Journal staff members look up inside the roof of a shelter. The simple structure of four poles, support beams and shingled pointed roof has withstood the ravages of weather and time, although forest encroaches around and within it.
    • 564. Rose Island rowboat, 1958

    • Steamboats; Amusement Parks
    • Pictured is the remains of the hull of a rowboat. It lays half in the waters of Fourteen Mile Creek and half on the banks. Behind and to the right can be seen two members of the Courier Journal staff exploring the remains of the boat. Plants have...

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