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    • Gunboat of fighting fame. The Cairo.

    • Gunboat of fighting fame. The Cairo.

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Gunboats; Cairo (Gunboat)

    • Photograph of the Gunboat Cairo and its black-clad crew standing (a few sitting) both on top and at the level of the water, from which a ladder ascends. On the top there are also two smoke stacks and a United States flag.The Cairo is near the...
    • Cairo scene.

    • Cairo scene.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Arabs--Africa, North; Indigenous peoples; Men; Turbans; Donkeys; Signs (Notices)

    • Five turbaned men and two harnessed donkeys in front of a building with a metal grid, part of the "Orient" concession along the "Pike" at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. On the building to the left of the grid, a notice...
    • CITY OF CAIRO, 1912.

    • CITY OF CAIRO, 1912.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Port side view of CITY OF CAIRO tied to the bank at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. CITY OF CAIRO (Way #1057), a stern wheel ferry with a wood hull (117 ft. x 27.4 ft. x 3.4 ft.), was built for the Illinois city in...
    • THREE STATES (Way #5385), 1914.

    • THREE STATES (Way #5385), 1914.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • THREE STATES (Way #5385), a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (118 ft. x 26 ft. 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1914. Owned by Cairo City Ferry Co., THREE STATES (Way #5385) operated in the Cairo, Illinois area. THREE STATES (Way #5385) was still...
    • THREE STATES (Way #5384), 1904.

    • THREE STATES (Way #5384), 1904.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • THREE STATES (Way #5384), a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (150 ft. x 32 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. THREE STATES (Way #5384) operated in the Cairo, Illinois area. THREE STATES (Way #5384) burned at Cairo, Illinois on May 30,...
    • CITY OF WARSAW, 1895.

    • CITY OF WARSAW, 1895.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • CITY OF WARSAW, a stern-wheel ferry with wood hull (100 ft. x 35.4 ft. x 3.1 ft.), was built at Howard in 1895. Owned by Frank Myers, she operated in the Cairo, Illinois area and was taken out of service after 1908.
    • COL. A. MACKENZIE, 1900.

    • COL. A. MACKENZIE, 1900.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • COL. A. MACKENZIE, a side-wheel snag-boat (160 ft. x 33 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1900. Owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, she initially operated on the upper Mississippi River. When Captain David Tipton died at her wheel in Lake...
    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), 1902.

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), 1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • CITY OF SAVANNAH (Way #1136), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 36 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi River and sank at Dog Tooth Bend about...
    • CLYDE (Way #1202), 1894.

    • CLYDE (Way #1202), 1894.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • CLYDE (Way #1202), a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (181 ft. x 32.5 ft. x 5.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. She had a unique "split" paddlewheel. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi...
    • CITY OF PEORIA, 1892.

    • CITY OF PEORIA, 1892.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Port side of CITY OF PEORIA, complete with steam up, tied to the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF PEORIA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (130 ft. x 26 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1892. Owned by Captain Sol York, CITY...
    • PILGRIM, 1926.

    • PILGRIM, 1926.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Launchings; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • PILGRIM, a diesel powered sternwheel ferry with steel hull (100 ft. x 30 ft. x 5 ft.), was built in 1926 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. She operated in the Cairo, Illinois area.
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