The "Carmania" was built at Newport News, Virginia in 1896 and was originally of Mexican registry called the "Tlacotalpan". After being sold to Mobile, Alabama she rammed a dock and killed some 50 people. She was then renamed "Margaret". She was...
The train on the railroad incline is being pushed by the "Reuben Wells" locomotive as it approaches North Madison at the top of the hill. Visible in the photograph is the roundhouse and the Godman and Phillips slaughterhouse.
Advertising--Building materials; Commercial buildings; Church buildings; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
Advertisements like this one illustrating the way in which limestone was processed were common fare in local newspapers and magazines, alike. This page features a small photo of the Matthews Brothers plant and example building photos.