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    • "Froman M. Coots"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; 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"

    • "G. W. McBride"; Steamboats; Steamboat accidents; "Crown Hill"; "Conqueror"; Timbers; Towboats
    • 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...
    • "Pottawattamie" Yearbook from Syracuse High School, 1908

    • Pottawattamie; yearbook; 1908; Syracuse High School; Students; Charles Bachman; Lola Nusbaum; board of school trustees; E.E. Strieby; H.W. Buchholz; A.W. Strieby; new school building; staff; Preston H. Miles; Jay C. Gordy; Sverre Neilsen; Mary...
    • This "Pottawattamie" yearbook was created by the students of Syracuse High School to commemorate the school year of 1908.
    • "Trimble"--Madison and Milton Landing

    • Ferryboat; Ferryboat landing; Madison, Indiana; "Trimble"; Ohio River; Rivers; Riverboats; Steamboats; Steamboat accidents
    • The inscription on the old picture reads, "Madison & Milton Ferry Landing--1908." The landing at Madison and the ferryboat, "Trimble" looked much like this during the winter of 1917 and 1918 when some of the worst weather of the century hit much...
    • Advertisement-Jefferson Foundry

    • Advertisements; Railroad locomotives; Steam engines; Foundries; Milling machines
    • Scan of page from Madison City Directory. The Jefferson Foundry was located on what is now the front lawn of the Lanier Mansion. In later years it was the McKim-Cochran Furniture Factory. It was torn down in the 1930s.
    • Speed Way 1957 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed (Ind.); Sellersburg (Ind.); Employee magazines; Employee newsletters; The...
    • This is the 1957 issues of The Speed Way. The Speed Way was a monthly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories from the...
    • Speedometer 1952 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.;...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Speedometer 1928 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Bridge estimate by Hiram Nichols

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) ; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Nichols, Hiram; Nichols Family
    • Gives estimates of a sum of $1278 for a bridge to be constructed by Hiram J. Nichols. Bridge was estimated at 94 ft by 12 ft. Bridge crosses Clear Creek at Harrodsburg on Bedford Road.
    • Bridge-Main Street

    • Railroads; Railroad bridges; Bridges; Bridge construction
    • The first bridge about which we have information was built in 1851. It was a wooden structure and a toll of ten cents was charged to cross it. Beginning in 1910 a bridge was removed from this site, probably the 1851 bridge, and the bridge pictured...
    • City Water Works-Pumping Station

    • Public utilities; Pumping stations
    • In 1867 the city council decided Madison needed to update and improve its water works. Industrialization and increased population were putting pressure on a deteriorating water system. They instructed A. M. Cornett, City Engineer, to submit plans...
    • 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.
    • D.E. Hunter Book, Vol. 1

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Hunter, David Eckley (1834 - 1892); Education -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Teachers -- Indiana -- Monroe County
    • Personal Diary of D.E. Hunter. Provides a daily record of his life as a teacher in Ellettsville. Included is his trial and acquittal for the excessive whipping of two students.
    • Speedometer 1926 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Speedometer 1927 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...

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