Shore; wharf with two wide one-story buildings; and two steamboats on the far side of the wharf in Paducah, Kentucky. A handful of people stand near the water and crowds stand on the wharf and nearest boat.
Four steamboats docked at a wharf on the Mississippi River at Paducah, Kentucky. The wharf consists of a row of buildings along the river; in the foreground is a wide dirt road with some stacked lumber; pedestrians; and a horse-drawn cart.
Wharf boat in Louisville housing cargo including tobacco hogsheads as seen in the foreground, on land. Men with horses and carts are loading and unloading goods. The top of a steamboat is behind the wharf boat.