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Bow View of the "Sidney"

Description: A bow view of the "Sidney". Later named "Washington".

The "Clyde" Pushing a Tow

Date: 1899
Description: The "Clyde" after being converted to a sternwheel rafter, pushing a tow with a locomotive on board.

The "Juniata" Pushing a Raft of Lumber

Description: The sternwheel rafter, "Juniata," pushing a raft of lumber. The crew is posing on deck. The boat was later named "Red Wing."

The "Keokuk" Beside a Barge

Date: 1868
Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...

Damaged Sidewheel Saint Paul

Date: 1895
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 th...

The Wreck of the Steamer J.S.

Date: June 25 1910
Description: The wreck of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., after being destroyed by fire on June 25, 1910, now lying in the Mississippi River north of Victory, Wi...

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