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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A large group of well-dressed people are standing aboard three small steamboats on Lake Monona. The boat in the foreground is a barge with a sternwheel. Th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Saint Paul, underway on the Mississippi river. Sign on wheel reads St. Louis, Dubuque, St. Paul, Streckfus Steamers. Later named the Senator...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Book or Pamphlet

"Rambo" and "Musser"

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of the "Rambo" and "Musser" transporting a log raft on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...

Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus," in the Chicago River.

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: 1868 after

Description: The river steamer Chippewa drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. The steamer was built by Captain E.E. Heerman at La Crosse in 1866...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "Sidney," loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers can be seen on deck and on the landing. Later n...

Date: 1831 

Description: Map of the city of Louisville, Kentucky on the Ohio River showing streets and numbered lots. The Ohio River, Corn Island, and the Louisville and Portland C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the "Winnebago," a paddle-wheel steamboat on the Wisconsin River. Passengers sit on the top deck and a man and two women look over the bow.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, "J.S." in the moonlight on the Mississippi River taken in 1906.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View looking down at the "New Dell Queen" steamboat and passengers.

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stern view of the sidewheel packet, Quincy, on the Mississippi River. Later named J.S.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite of sixteen views mainly views of types of boats on the Mississippi River, including steamboats and excursion boats; one view is a bird-eye view o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a steamboat and a long raft or barge far out on the Mississippi River. Smoke is streaming from the smokestack of the sternwheeler.

Date:  date unknown

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

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