Floods--Ohio River; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company; Boat & ship industry
A man, perhaps Edmonds J. Howard, stands on an unfinished hull in Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana during the 1913 Ohio River flood. The sternwheel of the steamboat BOAZ is visible in the background.
Snow; Ice; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
A man sits on the snow covered deck of a boat that is under construction on the ways at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in January 1910. According to the photographer's notes, the boat is "Gil's."
"The face of the artist in this painting is that of music critic and friend Howard Klein." (excerpt from: Lopate, Phillip, et al. John Koch: Painting a New York Life. New York: Historical Society; London: Scala, 2001, p.79)