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    • 129. River raft

    • Transportation; Rafts
    • The image shows an example of a river raft, similar to the style of raft that would have been used to transport families from the east along the Ohio River. The logs are lashed together. At the rear of the boat are three oarsmen steering the craft....
    • 130. Flatboat and Keelboats

    • Transportation; Keelboats; Flatboats
    • The image shows a keelboat in the center, with passengers and four men rowing on the one. On the roof a man plays a fiddle and another steers the keelboat. It is not possible to see how many people are on the keelboat to the back and left side of...
    • 131. Keelboat

    • Transportation; Keelboats
    • Pictured is a Keelboat with one mast and three sails. Three men stand on the upper deck, oarsmen can be seen, and one man walks along the side of the boat.
    • 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...
    • 133. Indian Bull Boat

    • Boats; Transportation
    • Pictured is a Bull Boat with a round shape to it. Inside can be seen the saplings that comprise the ribs of the boat. The exterior is probably hides. A wooden oar rests inside the boat.
    • 134. Jeffersonville Canal

    • Maps; Canals
    • This 1835 map of the Falls Cities area in its early year is used to show the entry and exit points of a canal that had been built to ease transportation around the falls. The canal ran across Jeffersonville. It fell into disuse and was filled in.
    • 151. Tarascon

    • Steamboats; Transportation
    • Pictured is the side-wheel packet, Tarascon. She is docked and there are bundles lined up waiting to be loaded. People watch from a fence that separated the dock from the road.
    • 152. Major Anderson

    • Steamboats; Transportation
    • A side-wheel packet, the Major Anderson, is docked. There is one wooden ramp mid-ships, a small rowboat between her and the shore. Several groups of men stand together at the far right hand side of the picture.
    • 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...
    • 156. Falls Cities Map, 1855

    • Maps; Roads; Railroads
    • The image shows how the Falls cities area has grown since the early 1800's. There are many more houses, businesses, and laid out tracts of land than in previous maps. The large overlaid arrow points out the location of the Old Plank Road, the first...
    • 157. Dinky Railroad Bridge

    • Railroads
    • The image shows Silver Creek, running between Clark and Floyd Counties, and the remains of the old Dinky Railroad bridge that still stands over the creek bed. The area is heavily wooded on each side of the creek.
    • 1922-1923 Bloomington City Directory

    • Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Advertisements -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Churches -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Cities and towns -- Indiana -- Monroe...
    • A List of Inhabitants, Their Residence and Occupation, A Classified Commercial Directory, A Complete Directory of Householders Arranged by Streets and Consecutive Numbers on Houses; A complete record of churches, schools, secret and benevolent...
    • 1925-1926 Bloomington City Directory

    • Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Advertisements -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Churches -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Cities and towns -- Indiana -- Monroe...
    • A List of Inhabitants, Their Residence and Occupation, A Classified Commercial Directory, A Complete Directory of Householders Arranged by Streets and Consecutive Numbers on Houses; A complete record of churches, schools, secret and benevolent...
    • 1927-1928 Bloomington City Directory

    • Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Advertisements -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Churches -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Cities and towns -- Indiana -- Monroe...
    • A List of Inhabitants, Their Residence and Occupation, A Classified Commercial Directory, A Complete Directory of Householders Arranged by Streets and Consecutive Numbers on Houses; A complete record of churches, schools, secret and benevolent...

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