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Steamboat "Clyde"

Date: 1870
Description: The sidewheel steam rafter "Clyde," which was the first iron hull steamboat. Sign on side of boat reads: "Dubuque, Reads Landing & Eau Claire." Agricultura...
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Phillip La Follette Addressing the Legislature

Date: 1931
Description: Elevated view of Governor Phillip La Follette addressing the Legislature.
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Steamboat Canada

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Description: The steamboat Canada at dock; cargo on lower deck, passengers on upper deck, and crowd waiting on the dock. The Canada was built in 1858, dis...
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The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870
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...
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The Arkansas and Other Boats at the Levee

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Description: The sternwheel packet, Arkansas, next to a barge with other steamboats at the levee in Winona between 1870 and 1880. Railway cars are on a siding in...
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Unloading the Arkansas

Date: 1870
Description: The sternwheel packet, Arkansas, loaded with gunny sacks of wheat taken between 1872 and 1878. Men are unloading barrels and gunny sacks on a gangpl...
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Belle of La Crosse at a Landing on the Upper Mississippi River

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Description: The sidewheel packet, Belle of La Crosse, at a landing on the Upper Mississippi River. The sidewheel was built in 1868 and burned while in winter qu...
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Bow View of the Sidney

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Description: A bow view of the Sidney. Later named the Washington.
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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.
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The G.W. Hill with its Gangplank Lowered

Date: 1922
Description: The sternwheel packet, G.W. Hill, docked with its gangplank lowered and no one on deck. Later named Island Maid. There is a bridge in the bac...
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The Juniata Pushing a Raft of Lumber

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Description: View from raft towards the sternwheel rafter, Juniata, pushing a raft of lumber. The crew is posing on deck. The boat was later named the Red Win...
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The Keokuk at a Landing

Date: August 1913
Description: The sternwheel packet, Keokuk, at a landing during August, 1913. Several people watch from shore. The Keokuk operated between Keokuk and Quin...
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The Keokuk at the Winona, Minnesota Levee

Date: 1858
Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, Keokuk, at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.
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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 si...
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The Keokuk Underway

Date: August 1913
Description: The sternwheel packet, Keokuk.
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Keokuk with Railroad Tracks

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Description: The sternwheel packet, Keokuk, at landing with railroad tracks in foregroun. Between 1907 and 1926.
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Sidewheel Excursion Boat at Wheeling, West Virginia

Date: March 1866
Description: The sidewheel excursion, Phil Sheridan, at Wheeling, West Virginia in March, 1866. Sign on side of boat reads: "Cincinnati and Wheeling Packet, Phil...
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The Red Wing on the Upper Mississippi River

Date: 1882
Description: The sternwheel packet, Red Wing, at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882. There is a bridge behind the boat on the left. S...
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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...
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Red Wing at Steamboat Landing

Date: 1909
Description: The sternwheel excursion, Red Wing, with the excursion barge, Mae, at a landing. Caption reads: "Saint Paul, Minn. Steamboat Landing."

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