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    • "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...
    • Matthews & Sons advertisement, 1876

    • Advertising--Building materials; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • An advertisement for the Ellettsville Steam Stone Works, John Matthews & Son, Ellettsville, IND., from the Bloomington Courier, March 30, 1876.
    • Worker turning a bull mast

    • Bull wheels; Employees; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Prior to steam, most quarries relied on manually powered devices, similar to the one pictured here. When attached to derricks, these wheels, commonly referred to as "bull masts," rotate 360 degrees, thus allowing workers to raise stone slabs from...
    • Middleton-Wymond Coal Company

    • Coal; Barges; Ohio River; Rivers; Railroads
    • This is the Middleton-Wymond Coal Company elevator, located on the river. You can observe the marriage of steam on the river and the railroad. Coal is being taken off coal barges on the river but the coal company also received shipments from the...
    • Stone column being turned on a lathe

    • Employees; Lathes; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • The worker, pictured here with a pair of calipers used to measure the diameter of the stone, stands atop a lathe--a machine tool used to shape various objects, in this case a limestone column. As a tool which had been employed in various...
    • John Durcohlz

    • farm
    • The caption of this photograph of a steam tractor pulling a threshing machine and several men reads "John Durcholz, Ferdinand, IN." Keywords: steam tractor, horses, men, machinery, wagon, thresher
    • "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...
    • Portrait of Garfield Walker

    • Garfield Walker; stamps; mail; Syracuse, IN post office; Garrett, IN post office
    • This image is a portrait of Garfield Walker. The back of the card is a message from Garfield to Will G. Connally. The message reads "Dear Will, Don't know whether I can do as you have planned or not, but will let you know Saturday noon if I can...
    • Indiana State Board of Health Bulletin, January 1905

    • Indiana; Accidents, Railroad; Agar; Age-specific death rate; Airborne Transmission; Animal-Related Deaths; Antibiotics; Antiseptics; Baking; Brain Fever; Bread; Burn Injuries; Carbolic Acid; Case Reports; Cause of Death; Cause-specific mortality...
    • Abstract of mortality statistics for January 1905 p.1 / Summary of morbidity and mortality in January p.1 / Smallpox p.2 / Tuberculosis p.2 / Typhoid fever p.2 / Pneumonia p.2 / Deaths by violence p.2 / Good bread p.2 / A diphtheria home p.3 /...

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