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Date: 1901 ca.

Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., near Trempealeau, taken between 1901 and 1910.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul," after running aground near Muscatine. The spar is set and the line out. Dan Sauer, the carpenter, is holding the sou...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Sidewheel packet "Quincy," sinking. Only her two upper decks are above water. Trempealeau Mountain is in the background. Later renamed the "J.S."

Date: 1906-08-30 ca.

Description: The excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus", passing through the Broadway Bridge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Caption on glass plate reads, "Steamer, Christop...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "New Dell Queen" steamboat and passengers at landing. Steamboat "Alexander Mitchell" partially visible on left. Bridge in background.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Prairie du Sac.

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1870 

Description: View of the town and Chippewa river, with a steamboat in the center of the image. A smaller boat is next to the steamboat, with a man standing either in t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dock with two steamboats and fishing implements in harbor.

Date:  date unknown

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

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

Date: 1929 

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

Date: 1903 

Description: Group of people on the excursion steamer Eleanor in the Dells.

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Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indians posed in front of the steamboat Winnebago near Stand Rock Amphitheatre.

Photograph

Steamer "Vernon"

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Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, "Vernon," docked, with several small boats in the foreground. This ship was lost with all on board off Two Rivers P...

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: 1835 ca.

Description: An illustration of three men sitting at a table in a saloon on a steamboat.

Date: 1926 

Description: Beach on the Wisconsin River. There is a group of bathers in the water, and a group of tourists on a nearby rock. A steamboat is passing by in the distance...

Photograph

Steamboat "Clyde"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The sidewheel steam rafter "Clyde," which was the first iron hull steamboat.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the rapids on the Mississippi River depicting several steamboats in the distance. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Illustririt...

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