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    • Steamer Shepperd & Tow at the K & I Bridge, 1928.

    • Barges; Boat & ship industry; Louisville and Portland Canal (Louisville, Ky.)
    • A towboat pushes a barge through the locks at the Louisville and Portland Canal. According to the invoice, the image was taken from the K & I bridge. The Louisville and Portland Canal bypassed the Falls of the Ohio on the Ohio River, allowing more...
    • John Fitch Memorial, Bardstown, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Historical markers; Plaques; Monuments & memorials; Lampposts; Fitch, John, 1743-1798
    • A memorial to John Fitch, erected in 1926 in Bardstown, Kentucky. The memorial is flanked by two lampposts with spherical glass atop a column. The memorial is made of stone and features two large columns supporting a triangular pediment. The center...
    • Crane, Portland Canal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1918.

    • Waterways; Canals; Louisville and Portland Canal (Ky.); ; Shipping; Hoisting machinery
    • Embellished photo of a crane and shipping way at the Portland Canal in Louisville, Kentucky. A bridge is shown, with a ship in the water behind the bridge. Decorative border around the image. The Louisville and Portland Canal bypassed the Falls of...
    • Barges at Portland Canal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1923.

    • Waterways; Canals; Louisville and Portland Canal (Ky.); Shipping
    • Barges with cargo docked at the Portland Canal, on the left side of the canal, by two railroads and an embankment, Louisville, Kentucky. The bottom left of the photo is signed "SIMES." Stamped on the back of the image is "Simes Photo. Send for...
    • Workers, Portland Canal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1923.

    • Waterways; Canals; Louisville and Portland Canal (Ky.); Shipping; Laborers
    • Men sit or stand aboard a barge parked at Portland Canal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1923. Two stand on the adjacent railroad. Crane on tracks and a view of the 14th Street bridge. Stamped on the back of the image is "Simes Photo. Send for Simes 595...
    • Dam 4, Portland Canal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Waterways; Canals; Louisville and Portland Canal (Ky.); Shipping
    • Portland Canal's Dam 41 in Louisville, Kentucky, and the Falls of the Ohio, where many fossilized organisms can be seen. The river curves right; beyond, it narrows and curves left. Two bridges are shown. Caption on back of image: "View looking down...
    • Workers, Portland Canal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Waterways; Canals; Louisville and Portland Canal (Ky.); Shipping
    • At the Portland Canal on the Ohio River, Louisville, Kentucky, a man is shoveling in the road next to another man, and other men stand by on other areas of the road. All of the men wear hats; most wear suits, but the man who is shoveling wears work...
    • Pontoon bridge, Louisville Kentucky, 1937.

    • Pontoon bridges; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Pedestrians; Boats
    • Crowd gathered on eastern end of six block pontoon bridge that stretched from 915 East Jefferson Street to Baxter and Barret Avenues during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. People in canoes and small motor boats navigate the flooded street while...

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