Visual display of the Nick Sauer (Towboat, 1882-?)

Nick Sauer (Towboat, 1882-?)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1882 at Chester, Illinois
  • OWNERS: Captain Harvey Neville
  • RIVERS: Illinois River; Kaskaskia River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 4205; Captain Neville operated her out of Chester, Illinois on a regular schedule (twice weekly) up the Kaskaskia River to Evansville, Illinois. Excursions were run as high up as New Athens, Illinois in St. Clair County. She more often towed wheat, etc. She was last shown in the list of merchant vessels for 1913
  • Nick Sauer (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 32815
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