Aerial view of the Big Four Bridge across the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana, on a diagonal from bottom right of photo to upper left. Fog in areas on river banks. On back of image: "Photo by Ray Barclay...
Big Four Bridge between Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana, and the banks of the Ohio River. Steamboat at front right. On back of image: "New York Studio Anything Photographic Louisville, Ky."
Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
CITY OF JEFFERSONVILLE, a side-wheel ferry with wood hull (150 ft. x 34 ft. x 6.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1891. Owned by Louisville & Jeffersonville Ferry Co., she operated in the Louisville area until she was retired around 1914.