Railroads; Railroad construction & maintenance; Trestles; State parks & reserves; Railroad bridges
The footings and abutment for the high trestle are visible evidence of a method of crossing a deep ravine. At this point the course of the railroad turned south parallel to Clifty Creek, which is deep down, immediately beyond the abutments. This is...
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.
This is a picture of the Madison Marine Railways and Shipyard. Visible in the photo are several riverboats tied up for repairs. Identified are "City of Owensboro", "Tell City", "Harry Brown", and "Alice Brown".