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    • Quincy Riverfront about 1900

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Quincy riverfront about 1900. Barge Little Golden Gate on the left attached to steamer Flying Eagle. Next steamer Silver Crescent, then large steamer Washington. Beyond are steamers Quincy and People's Ferry. Flying Eagle, sternwheeler was...
    • Die Vernon

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Die Vernon, a sternwheeler fo the St. Louis & Keokuk Packet Co. was built in St. Louis in 1850. Captain S.S. Matson was first master, then Captain Thomas Baldwin, then, in the summer of 1852, Captain Rufus Ford. Retired in 1858. Exterior sketch...
    • Boat Landing, Quincy, Ill.

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Boat Landing, Quincy, Ill. Numbered 1059. Exterior photo of Uncle Sam, sternwheeler, pulled up to Diamond Jo Boathouse, with people and other buildings visible on shore. The Uncle Sam was bought by Clat Adams and brother of Quincy, Illinois...
    • Belle of Calhoun

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Belle of Calhoun. Sternwheeler built in St. Louis in 1895. Named for Miss Anna Wood, chosen as the "belle of Calhoun County, Ill." Ran various routes on upper and lower Mississippi. Sank three times and was raised, then finally burned in winter...
    • Steamer Katie Robbins

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Steamer Katie Robbins, Yazoo River. Sternwheeler built in 1884. Operated by the Parisot Line on the Yazoo River. Close exterior view of boat loaded with bales of cotton. B/w, 7" x 5".
    • Washington, Excursion Steamer

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Washington, excursion steamer rebuilt from the Sidney in 1921. Owned by Streckfus Steamers, operated on the Ohio River until 1937. Exterior photo of large docked sternwheeler, people on decks and on shore. B/w, 7" x 5".
    • Keokuk

    • Boats; Businesses; Quincy, Illinois; Transportation
    • Keokuk, sternwheeler built in Brownsville, Pennsylvania in 1858 for the Rapids Packet Co. Soon sold to the Minnesota Packet Co., for the La Crosse-St. Paul trade, then to the Davidson Line, same trade. Sank at Baton Rouge in 1866. Le Claire Drug...
    • The Living Museum vol. 16, no.  08; Dec., 1955

    • Landscape -- Description; Yews -- Taxas canadensis; Museum exhibits; Ceramics -- Lustre ware; Museums -- Employees -- Temple, Wayne; Locks and dams -- Mississippi River
    • December still-life; Yew; Winter in the museum; Lustre pitchers; Staff notes; Mississippi stairway
    • Ferry Crossing

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Waiting room of the Missouri and Illinois ferry to all points east and west. Exterior photo showing dock, canopy, and the rear of a Diamond Jo Line sternwheeler. A man and a few children visible on shore. B/w, 7" x 5".

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