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    • ALTON, 1906.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ALTON, a side-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (241.1 ft. x 38 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1906. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, ALTON operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Alton, Illinois. She had a...
    • STANDARD, 1914.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • STANDARD, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (130.2 ft. x 30.8 ft. x 5.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1914. Owned by Standard Oil Company, STANDARD operated on the Mississippi River between Alton, Illinois and Memphis, Tennessee. This was...
    • GOLD DUST, 1901.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • GOLD DUST, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 34 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1901. Owned by Louisville & Evansville Packet Co., GOLD DUST operated on the Ohio River between the two cities. She burned and was lost on her third...
    • New Union Station, Chicago.

    • Railroad stations; Automobiles; Buses; Union Station (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Union railroad station in Chicago. The Chicago River is visible in the foreground, and cars and a bus can be seen in the street near the station. Text printed on verso reads, "This majestic new railroad terminal occupies the entire block bounded by...

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