Visual display of the Charles Merriam (Railroad Transfer Ferry, 1883-1913)

Charles Merriam (Railroad Transfer Ferry, 1883-1913)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Railroad Transfer Ferry
  • BUILT: 1883 at Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: 1913 she was dismantled and used as a landing dock
  • OWNERS: St. Louis and Iron Mountain Railroad
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 0958; By 1911 she was at Columbus, Kentucky
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Several people on deck with unidentified tug to the right of the Charles Merriam. Appears to be a military rowboat in the foreground
  • Charles Merriam (A)