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    • Bells Ln: vic.

    • Railroad tracks; Railroad cars; Men; Construction workers; Construction equipment; Sewerage
    • In the vicinity of Bells Lane. Construction machinery on a set of train tracks with multiple men standing nearby. The equipment is hooked up to an Illinois Central train engine.
    • CHALMETTE, 1915.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port side of CHALMETTE at the bank of the Ohio River at Howard Shipyards. CHALMETTE, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (89 ft. x 21 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built in 1915 at Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by...
    • CHICOT, 1924.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHICOT, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (107.2 ft. x 23.5 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg district, she operated on the lower Mississippi River. In 1941, CHICOT was sold to...
    • City Hall (1937 Flood).

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Automobiles; Disaster relief; City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Government facilities
    • Louisville, Kentucky's City Hall during the 1937 Flood, with floodwater, haphazardly parked cars, and a fire engine. City Hall was used as the center for all relief, rescue and rehabilitation efforts, as noted in Rick Bell's "The Great Flood of...
    • COP-R-LOY, 1929.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • COP-R-LOY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (73 ft. x 20 ft. x 3.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1929. Owned by Portsmouth Steel Co., COP-R-LOY operated in the New Boston (Ohio) Mill area. She was renamed DETROITER (Way #T0595) in 1952,...
    • Corliss engine.

    • Exhibition buildings; Buildings; Centennial Exhibition (1876: Philadelphia, Pa.); Engines
    • Large, two-story piece of equipment identified as an engine with at least three sets of ladders attached. Across a beam near the base of the machine are the words 'Geo. H. Corliss Providence R.I.' Title: 496- Corliss Engine. Text on left:...
    • D.A.B., 1921.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • D.A.B., a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (63 ft. x 16 ft. x 3.0 ft.), was built at Howard in 1921. Owned by Wheeling Steel Corporation, D.A.B. operated in the Pittsburgh area. She initially had a gas engine with a chain drive stern-wheel, but...
    • DUNCAN BRUCE, stern wheel repair, 1929.

    • Stern wheelers; tugboats; Ship equipment & rigging; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Stern of the DUNCAN BRUCE, in dry dock while her wheel shaft is being repaired at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. DUNCAN BRUCE, a stern wheel towboat with a steel hull (133.6 ft. x 35.1 ft. x 6 ft.) and diesel engine was built at...
    • ENG. CO NO 1.--1874, Andy Kreitzer, Cap't.

    • Fire fighters; Fire engines; Firefighting equipment; People associated with health & safety
    • Firefighters stand next to a three-wheeled steam fire engine in Louisville, Kentucky. Image looks watermarked and discolored. Printed on image: "ENG. CO NO 1.--1874, Andy. Kreitzer. CAP'T." Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "Located on north...
    • Eng. Co. #21, 1930.

    • Fire fighters; Firefighting equipment; Fire stations; Men; Uniforms
    • Firemen from Louisville, Kentucky Engine Company #21 pose in front of fire engine and firehouse on Frankfort Avenue. Handwritten on front of image: "ENG. CO. #21, 1930; Anderson, Lou. Ky." Handwritten on back: "Frankfort."
    • Engine 505 in railroad roundhouse, 1933.

    • Railroad roundhouses; Railroad locomotives
    • Engine 505 from the Southern line sits on a revolving track in a railroad roundhouse. A number of railroad track lines lead into the revolving center which allows the engine to be reoriented for its next destination. Steam is coming out of the...
    • Engine Co. #21 Firehouse, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Fire stations; Street railroads; Buildings; Historic buildings; Transportation
    • Address: 2620 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. A trolley approaches the firehouse at the corner of Frankfort and Franck Avenues in the Crescent Hill neighborhood. An advertisement on the trolley reads, "First Mortgage Bonds without a loss...

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