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

Trimble (Ferry, 1895-1930?)

  • October 31, 1927
  • 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: The Trimble being dismantled at Madison, Indiana on October 31, 1927. On the right is a smaller boat pushing a barge carrying several vehicles
  • Trimble (A)

Details

Photographer
Steinhardt, Mrs. Norbert
Date
  • October 31, 1927
Collection
Subjects
Place
Local identifier
  • Neg. 38239
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