Visual display of the Margaret (Towboat, 1894-1927)

Margaret (Towboat, 1894-1927)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1894 at Evansville, Indiana
  • BECAME: The Inland, 1927
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Rebuilt, renamed, Inland, 1927
  • OWNERS: 1894: Ayer & Lord Tie Company; 1925?: Inland Waterways Corporation
  • OFFICERS & CREW: 1914: Captain Charles R. Ford (master), Joe Holland and James Leek (pilots); 1919: Captain Nelson M. Broadfoot (master), Ed. Latham (chief engineer), Elmer Henderson (2nd engineer); 1925: Captain Sewell Smith (master), William F. Brookhart (pilot), William Emmich (chief engineer), Charles Hamlet (2nd engineer); 1926: Captain Sidney Booth (master), William F. Brookhart (pilot)
  • RIVERS: Cumberland River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1713; In the spring of 1914, she moved two tows of cross ties down the Cumberland River. It was said to be the largest tow ever handled on the Cumberland. Later, in April, she delivered 62,487 ties and in May she towed eight barges containing 73,220 ties. She made tows at Clarksville. She was completely rebuilt at Paducah in 1927 and came out as the Inland
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Near shore at Paducah, Kentucky with several unidentified boats
  • Margaret (A)


Local identifier
  • Neg. 32412
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