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    • 1852 Chesterton Depot

    • Railroads; Michigan Southern Railroad; depot; clothing
    • Lounging on the platform outside the original wooden Michigan Southern depot around the turn of the century were (left to right): John Thompson, William A. Wood, and Willard Place. The two men on the right are thought to be L. Wicter and Albert...
    • 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...
    • 216. Editorial, 1878

    • Courthouses; Propaganda
    • The moving of the Clark County Seat from Charlestown, Indiana to Jeffersonville, Indiana produced argumentative editorials on both sides of the issue. This slide is a sample of a circular passed around the county in 1878.
    • Flood of 1937 post cards, Ohio River, Indiana

    • Floods; Floods--Indiana--Jeffersonville; Floods--Indiana--New Albany; Floods--Indiana--Utica; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Rivers--Ohio River; Postcards
    • These 38 post cards show the flood waters of the Ohio River Great Flood of 1937 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding areas. The weather trouble began in December 1936 with January 24, 1937 being considered the worst day...
    • "Fleetwood"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Levees; Railroad tracks; People; Boats
    • The "Fleetwood" left Cincinnati on her maiden voyage August 26, 1880. She was retired about 1894. Notice the railroad tracks in the foreground, another boat approaching the docks and the ladies with their parasols.
    • "John Brough" Locomotive

    • John Brough; Railroad locomotives; Railroads; Mountain railroads; Cog railroads; Baldwin Works; Madison
    • The cog locomotive "John Brough" was designed in 1849 and delivered in 1850 by the Baldwin Works to climb the "hill" in Madison. It was owned by the Madison and Indianapolis Railroad and named after John Brough, president of the company. It was...
    • "M. G. Bright"

    • Railroad locomotives; Engines; Railroads; People
    • This is the "M. G. Bright", the original No. 634. She was companion to the "Reuben Wells" and worked the incline until 1895 when she was replaced by the new coal burner. The Bright was of the rack and pinion style locomotive and was built by...
    • "M.G. Bright"

    • "M.G. Bright"; Railroads; Railroad locomotives; Railroad incline
    • The locomotive "M.G. Bright" is shown here on the Madison incline. In the lower right hand corner you can see a boy. He is standing at the stone mile marker. Photograph taken 1880s
    • "Reuben Wells"

    • Railroad locomotives; Wells, Reuben; Railroad incline; "Reuben Wells"; Railroads
    • Reuben Wells, master mechanic, designed his namesake. It was built in the railroad shops at Jeffersonville, Indiana, under his supervision and placed in service in 1868. It was, at the time, the most powerful engine in the world. It was built to...
    • "Reuben Wells"

    • "Reuben Wells"; 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
    • "Reuben Wells"

    • Railroad locomotives; Engines; Inclined railroads; Railroad employees; People; Railroads
    • Railroad employees are posed with the "Reuben Wells." It was originally given the number 35, but was later changed to No. 365, and was specifically built for the JM and I Railroad for use on the incline at Madison, Indiana. It went into service...
    • "Reuben Wells" Locomotive

    • "Reuben Wells"; Railroads; Railroad locomotives; Railroad locomotive industry; Engines; Railroad incline
    • The newly built "Reuben Wells" sits at the Jeffersonville yards where she was built for the J M & I Railroad under the supervision and to the specifications of Master Mechanic, Reuben Wells, for whom she was named. Her boiler was tilted forward to...

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