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    • Arky Brewer.

    • Women; Older people; Chairs; Log cabins; Portrait photographs
    • "Aunt" Arky Brewer sits outside her cabin. "Aunt" Arky was married to George Brewer, a Civil War veteran and preacher, who ran a steam mill on the Brewer Branch. Handwritten on bottom border: 515. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • George Brewer.

    • Men; Older people; Chairs; Staffs (Sticks); Log cabins; Portrait photographs
    • "Uncle" George Brewer holds a cane as he sits in a chair leaning against the wall of a log cabin. George, a Civil War veteran and preacher, ran a steam mill on Brewers Branch of Goose Creek. Handwritten on bottom border: 514. Title supplied by...
    • Group at industrial site.

    • African Americans; Men; Women; Industrial facilities
    • A group of men and women, some of them African-American, wearing badges stand in front of an industrial facility with steam pipes and a smokestack. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Big Sandy River, 1932.

    • Paddleboats; Steamboats; Rivers
    • A paddlewheel steamboat makes its way down the Big Sandy River. Plumes of dark smoke come out of two forward stacks and steam rises from smaller pipes further back on the boat. Houses and farmland can be seen on the banks with hills rising up in...
    • Railroad track.

    • Railroad tracks; Hills; Steam engines
    • A railroad track bends around a hillside. Steam appears to be coming from a train, or something, just around the bend. Probably in Kentucky between Louisville and London. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Logging.

    • Railroads; Lumber industry; Engines; Steam engines; Railroad tracks; Railroad ties; Mountains
    • A steam engine travels through mountains alongside a body of water in Breathitt County, Kentucky. Several men stand on a flatcar. Stacked railroad ties lie alongside the tracks. The railroad was used by the logging plant.
    • Boat leaving Louisville & Portland Canal, 1921.

    • Steamboats; Railroad bridges; Bridges; Canals; Transportation
    • A steamboat is shown leaving the Louisville & Portland Canal and entering the Ohio River. Painted on the back of the boat is "East St. Louis, Port of Louisville." The boat is multiple stories and has two large black steam pipes near the front. The...
    • Steamboat, 1929.

    • Boats; Canals; Industrial facilities; Buildings; Transportation
    • A steamboat passes through a canal in front of a factory. The factory has two smokestacks and what may be a water tower. Some railroad cars are backed up to the factory. The steamboat is multi-level and has a paddle on the back. Two steam chimneys...
    • Railroad bridge.

    • Railroads; Rivers; Railroad bridges; Steam engines; Railroad cars
    • A train crossing a river on a railroad bridge. A steam engine, a coal car, and nine other cars are clearly visible. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Pewee Valley Station, 1934.

    • Railroad locomotives; Railroad cars; Railroad stations; Buildings; Transportation
    • A train pulls into the station at Pewee Valley, Kentucky. A crowd of people wait on the boardwalk. Many of the men wear suits and top hats and the women wear long dresses. The train is blowing smoke or steam out its chimney.
    • Ruby Apartments, Louisville, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Apartment houses; Dwellings; Buildings; Segregation
    • Address: 1127 S. Seventeenth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A brick apartment building is shown in a residential area. A small sign declares it Ruby Apartments. Another sign reads, "For Rent to colored. These modern apartments, two rooms & bath &...

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