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    • "Hattie Brown"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Markland, Indiana; "Vim"; Ice gorges
    • The "Hattie Brown" was built in 1884 and made a regular run from Warsaw to Madison, Indiana and back daily. She was converted to an oil engine in 1915; two years later she was lost in the terrible freeze of 1917-1918 when the Ohio River froze for...
    • "Hill City"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boats; Anchor Line; "City of Monroe"; Barmore, David; Steamboat accidents
    • On March 28, 1896 at St. Louis, a great, black cloud loomed menacingly over the city. The "City of Monroe" chanced to be moored at the Anchor Line wharf-boat, ready to start on her regular trip to New Orleans. She was heavily laden with freight...
    • "Kentucky"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Madison, Indiana; Ohio River; "Kentucky"; Rivers
    • If the "Delta Queen" was the swan of the Ohio, then the "Kentucky" was the Little Mud Hen. According to Way's Packet Directory, "the cabin was shifted out of plumb and leaned in a uniform stagger creating an optical illusion seen nowhere else...
    • "Princess" and "Island Queen"

    • Ice gorge; Ohio River; Winter; Steamboats; Riverboats; Steamboat accidents
    • The "Princess" and "Island Queen" are shown in the grip of ice during the winter of 1917-1918. The "Island Queen" surivived only to face the inferno at the Cincinnati docks on November 4, 1922. The "Princess" was lost when the ice gorge broke. ...
    • "Senator"

    • Steamboats; Coast Guard; "Saint Paul"; "Senator"; Streckfus Steamers; Rivers; Riverboats
    • The "Senator" was built in 1903 as the "Saint Paul," but she was rebuilt in Paducah, Kentucky in the winter of 1939-1940 and was at that time given the name "Senator." She was owned by Streckfus Steamers, Inc., out of St. Louis and operated on the...
    • "W. C. Mitchell"

    • Towboats; Steamboats; "George Matheson No. 2"; Steamboat accidents; Riverboats
    • Perl Inville watches as the "W .C. Mitchell" passes by. In 1907 a new towboat was built and named "George Matheson No. 2". She was known familiarly along the Kanawha River as the "Bologna George". In 1920 she was renamed the "W. C. Mitchell" and...
    • "W. C. Mitchell"

    • Towboats; Steamboats; "George Matheson No. 2"; Ohio and Kanawha Transportation Company; Steamboat accidents; Steamboats
    • This is the "W. C. Mitchell". The lettering on her boiler deck reads, "Ohio and Kanawha Transportation Company". The "W. C. Mitchell" burned below Concord, Kentucky on February 18, 1945.
    • Speedometer 1943 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Art Club Donating Painting to Syracuse Public Library

    • Art Club; painting; Syracuse Public Library; Ruth Xanders; Irene Strieby; Lucy Miles; Clara Holloway; Lula Francis; Mrs. Preston Miles; Georgia Miller; Lela Harkless
    • This is a group picture of the Art Club donating a painting to the Syracuse Public Library. The people are as follows, from left to right: (Back Row) Ruth Xanders, Irene Strieby, ? Lucy Miles, Clara Holloway, Lula Francis; (front row) Mrs. Preston...
    • Speed Way 1959 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.; Sellersburg, Ind.; Employees' magazines, newsletters, etc.
    • This is the 1959 March, July, August, September, and November issues of The Speed Way. The Speed Way was a monthly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also...
    • Speed Way 1958 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Speed, Ind.; Sellersburg, Ind.; Employees' magazines, newsletters, etc.
    • This is the 1958 February, April, May, June, August-September, and November issues of The Speed Way. The Speed Way was a monthly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant...
    • City Water Works-Pumping Station

    • Public utilities; Pumping stations
    • In 1867 the city council decided Madison needed to update and improve its water works. Industrialization and increased population were putting pressure on a deteriorating water system. They instructed A. M. Cornett, City Engineer, to submit plans...
    • D.E. Hunter Book, Vol. 1

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Hunter, David Eckley (1834 - 1892); Education -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Teachers -- Indiana -- Monroe County
    • Personal Diary of D.E. Hunter. Provides a daily record of his life as a teacher in Ellettsville. Included is his trial and acquittal for the excessive whipping of two students.
    • Speedometer 1942 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Speedometer 1926 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...

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