Visual display of the Northern (Towboat, 1909-1936)

Northern (Towboat, 1909-1936)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: Jeffersonville, Indiana at Howard Ship Yard, sometime between 1906 and 1909
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Beached at Slider landing, Louisville, and dismantled about 1936
  • OWNERS: Captain E. T. Slider, Louisville, Kentucky
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain James Omslear (master); Captain E. J. Houser (master, 1932)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1936; Original home port or owner's residence was registered as New Albany, Indiana; price listed $9,250. Owned by Captain E. T. Slider, she towed sand and gravel in the Louisville, Kentucky area
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: With barge in tow
  • Northern (A)


Stottlebower, Alene
Local identifier
  • Neg. 42439
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