Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
BIG KANAWHA, on the Ohio River near Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. A stern wheel packet with a wood hull (152 ft. x 30 ft. x 4.5 ft.), BIG KANAWHA was built at Madison, Indiana in 1887. Owned by Captain Marlin Brown,...
Waterfalls; Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Hydroelectric power plants
Kanawha Falls in Glen Ferris, West Virginia. The Glen Ferris Hydro Electric Station sits on the bank on the south side of the falls. A. W. Terhune wrote on the front of the postcard, to his daughter: "Saw these today, Father, June 11/07."