Visual display of the Trimble (Ferry, 1895-1930?)

Trimble (Ferry, 1895-1930?)

  • ca. 1918
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Ferry
  • BUILT: 1895 at Madison, Indiana
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Dismantled at Shawneetown, Illinois circa 1930
  • OWNERS: C.L. Melcher; J.D. Taylor; Clarence Hisle; Captain John W. Hughes; D.T. Voiers; Harry Voiers; John Niehouse; Captain George W. Monroe (1921)
  • RIVERS: Ohio River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 5451; Operated between Madison, Indiana and Milton, Kentucky. In 1918 she was sunk in ice at Madison, Indiana. She was dismantled about 1930 and many of her parts went into building the gas boat Margaret J. The opening of the bridge in 1929 ended ferry service between Madison and Milton
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Being crushed by ice at Madison, Indiana possibly in 1918
  • Trimble (A)

Details

Date
  • ca. 1918
Collection
Subjects
Local identifier
  • Neg. 22291
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