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    • Crew on locomotive

    • transportation
    • A reproduction of a photograph of a railroad crew on a locomotive, possibly taken in Huntingburg, IN. Keywords: men, locomotive, railroad, railroad tracks, steam engine, coal car.
    • Looking South On Jefferson Street

    • Streets; Mansions; Buildings; Courthouses; Trees; Horses
    • These photographs of the City of Huntington and Huntington County were commissioned by the Huntington City-Township Public Library; Huntington, Indiana. Looking South on Jefferson Street from the top of a hill. Purviance Mansion at left. Street was...
    • 710. Boats, 1919

    • Steamboats
    • Image number 1. This image shows at least three boats docked at Louisville, but not the 2nd Street wharf in 1919. They range from steam to diesel / gasoline powered vessels. The Falls of the Ohio can be seen from the east side as a break in the...
    • 703. Robert E. Lee (Steamboat)

    • Steamboats
    • The Robert E. Lee travels towards the left in this image. She is carrying a full load. People and items can be seen on all decks and she has a full head of steam. Behind her can be seen the river and a hilly embankment.
    • 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...
    • Froman M. Coots (steamboat)

    • Steamboats; W. S. McChesney, Jr.; Diesel; Ohio River
    • The "Froman M. Coots" began life as a steam ferry built for the Wiggins Ferry Company of St. Louis. At that time she was called the "W. S. McChesney, Jr." She served the Louisville and Jeffersonville areas. It was converted to diesel-electric...
    • G.W. McBride (steamboat)

    • Steamboats; Timbers;
    • The "G.W. McBride" was built in 1916 at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania as the "Conqueror". The "Conqueror" was upset in a storm and sank. She was raised, rebuilt, and named the "G.W. McBride" by Captain Birch McBride. She was sold to the Ohio River...
    • Steam Shovel

    • Steam shovels; Bridges; Ohio River; Road construction
    • Steam shovel is seen chopping away at the hillside opposite of Madison, Indiana, where a new road is being made to connect with the Madison-Milton Bridge.
    • Exterior view of steam-powered gangsaw mill

    • Steam power plants; Quarries and quarrying; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • The advent of steam registered an enormous impact on the stone industry as steam power was harnessed to existing technologies ranging from the derrick to the saw. By the time this image was taken (ca. 1880), steam had already made deep inroads into...
    • Early Steam Fire Engine

    • Steam engines; Fire engines & equipment; Street railroads; Main Street; Madison (Ind.); Parade
    • An early steam fire engine pulled by horses rolls down the 100 block of Main Street during a parade. Notice the trolley tracks in the foreground. Photograph taken about 1900
    • Excursion Boats on Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Boats; Tourism; Lakes & ponds; Steam engines;
    • George Peterson's Conradine, Majestic and Leatha Mae are shown docked at their pier at the south end of Bass Lake. All three excursion boats were powered by steam engines. Their typical duty was delivering tourists and supplies to the various...
    • Shanty Boat

    • Shantyboats; Boats; Rivers; Steam; Houseboats
    • Here you can see one of the many shanty boats that dotted the shoreline of the Ohio River. In the distance you can see a barge pushing cargo up the river. Photograph taken circa 1920
    • Madison Depot

    • Railroads; Railroad stations; Train depots
    • This is the third or four railroad depots in Madison, Indiana. In 1848 the railroad bought the old Flint Pork Packing House. A 346-foot train shed was added to the existing building to create a freight terminal nearly a block long. Trains could...
    • Locomotive

    • Railroads; Railroad locomotives; Engineers; People; Steam engines
    • The engine, and what appears to be the engineer leaning against the front of the train. Photograph taken circa 1920s
    • Reuben Wells (steam locomotive)

    • Railroads; Railroad incline; Railroad locomotives
    • Here is a view of a mixed railroad train with the locomotive "Reuben Wells" stopped on the Madison incline. This is just south of the first cut where the Crooked Creek viaduct passes underneath. Photograph taken 1880s

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