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Raft Boats in Winter Quarters

Raft Boats in Winter Quarters | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is <i>Hiram</i> Price, with <i>L.W. Crane</i> beside her. Third is <i>Annie Girdon</i> with the <i>Union</i> behind her. Alongside the <i>Annie Girdon</i> is the <i>L.W. Barden</i>. Next to the <i>Union</i> is the <i>Clyde</i>, and next to it is a boat believed to be the <i>St. Croix</i>. At the extreme right is the <i>Silas Wright</i>, the only sternwheel rafter, all the rest are sidewheel rafters. Along the shoreline is a large raft of lumber.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon with the Union behind her. Alongside the Annie Girdon is the L.W. Barden. Next to the Union is the Clyde, and next to it is a boat believed to be the St. Croix. At the extreme right is the Silas Wright, the only sternwheel rafter, all the rest are sidewheel rafters. Along the shoreline is a large raft of lumber.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:5619
Creation Date: 1872
Creator Name:Diemer, Melvin E.
City:Read's Landing
County:
State:Minnesota
Collection Name:
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(D485)7942
Original Dimensions:6 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Signs and signboards
Boats and boating
Paddle steamers
Mississippi River
Shorelines
Outdoor photography
Lumber

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