Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Three Vie for One School Board Seat; Greentown To Be 150 Years Old; "Main Street" Officers Elected; Large Steel Beam Installed; Glass Festival to be June 6-8, 1996
Railroad construction & maintenance; Telegraph; Telegraph lines; People; Telecommunication cables
This is a group of eight men, their hand-car and a cable reel wagon. They are a line crew for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Their boss was a man named Will Johnson and they are likely repairing a telegraph line.
"Fleetwood"; "New South"; Waterfronts; Rivers; Ohio River; Madison, Indiana; Steamboats
The "Fleetwood" and "New South" are seen at the U.S. Mail Line wharf boat at Madison, Indiana. The wharf boat has been described as a "big barn of a building". It is believed that the "N. Williams, Agent for the Lines" was Captain Nat Williams,...