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    • Madison-Milton Bridge and the Margaret J.

    • Tugboats; Ferries; Bridge docks; Boats; Milton; Madison-Milton Bridge
    • The old "Margaret J" is seen from the Milton side of the river. She is pushing the hull of the former ferryboat, "Trimble". The towboat "Inland" is making its way down the river. In the distance, at the far left, can be seen a piling being built...
    • "Chris Greene"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Stern wheelers; Greene Line; Madison-Milton Bridge; Ohio River
    • Built in 1925, this was the second "Chris Greene" of the Greene Line. One can see the Madison-Milton Bridge in the background on the left hand side; it was built in 1928. The first "Chris Greene" was lost in the great fire at Cincinnati in...
    • "Washington"

    • Steamboats; Ohio River; Excursion boats; Madison-Milton Bridge; "Washington"; Riverboats
    • The "Washington" was dismantled after striking Cock Gate Dam #8 on August 16, 1936. Here she is docked at Madison, Indiana. The Madison-Milton Bridge is in the background.
    • Steam Shovel

    • Steam shovels; Bridges; Ohio River; Road construction
    • Here is another way steam was used, this time to the detriment of steamboats and railroads. It 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. The...
    • Indiana History Bulletin, volume 7 number 4, January 1931

    • Indiana -- History -- Periodicals; Indiana Historical Society--Anniversaries; Indiana History Conference; Indiana State Library; Museum conservation methods; George Rogers Clark Sesquicentennial Commission (Ind.); George Rogers Clark National...
    • Publication of the Indiana Historical Bureau reporting on activities that promote state and local history. Issued January 1931.
    • "Delta Queen"

    • "Delta Queen"; Steamboats; Historic sites; Madison-Milton Bridge; Riverboats; Rivers
    • The "Delta Queen" and her sister ship "Delta King" were fabricated in Scotland and disassembled for shipment to San Francisco. She was then sent to Stockton, California where she was reassembled and fitted for work in the Sacramento area. In 1941...
    • Madison Riverfront

    • "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,...
    • "J.T. Hatfield"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Towboats; "General Ashburn"; "J.T. Hatfield"
    • The "J.T. Hatfield" is seen here at Madison, just past the Madison-Milton bridge. She was built as the "General Ashburn" but her name was changed in honor of James T. Hatfield when the Hatfield-Campbell Creek Coal Company bought her in 1945. She...
    • "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...

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