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Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Thomas Mattham" in the Milwaukee harbor being pulled by a tugboat from the north bank near Erie Street.

Date: 1879 

Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two visible steamboats, looking up the Milwaukee River from the north bank, near the foot of the N. Milwaukee Street. Both steamboats are of the Goodrich T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Dell Queen" along shoreline at point across from Ravine Bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamer "L.W. Barden" at a landing, with ten men, possibly the boat's crew, on board.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two bridges on the Mississippi River and the working river banks. A number of boats are in the water and cargo is stacked on the shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Evaline Bennett, Ruth Bennett, and Miriam Bennett at the shore. The mother and one daughter sit in a rowboat while the other daughter stands on the shore h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bennett family posed on the bow of the "Dell Queen" steamboat.

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.

Photograph

"American Queen"

Date: 2007 

Description: The paddle wheel of the "American Queen".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Grand Turk steamboat on the river's edge. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Illustririte Mississippithal".

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Large crowd of passengers on the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus".

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, underway. In the background is the Alton Bridge. Later named Senator.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd of passengers posed on "New Dell Queen" steamboat. Bridge in background.

Photograph

Steamboats at Dock

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of three steamboats at dock. Men are sitting and standing on the boats. Partial names of two of the boats are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of Robert Fulton's steamboat "Clermont" drawing. Illustration depicts a large steamboat on a river. Many people can be seen on board. The boat featu...

Photograph

The Arthur Kaye

Date: 1898 before

Description: View across water towards men and women in fine clothes posing on the deck of the steamer Arthur Kaye, which is docked at a pier on Geneva Lake. Nam...

Date: 1929 

Description: Ceremonial performers in traditional Indian costume pose near a steamboat.

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