Indiana (Sidewheel, 1900-1916)
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BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sidewheel
BOAT TYPE: Packet/excursion
BUILT: 1900, Jeffersonville, Indiana by Howard Ship Yards
BECAME: Rebuilt after fire and renamed America
FINAL DISPOSITION: Partially burned at the foot of Main Street, Cincinnati, May 1, 1916
OWNERS: Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Company; Howard Gard?; Commodore Laidley (White Collar Line)?
RIVERS: Ohio River
OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - 2754; Original price was $30,000. She was built for the Louisville-Cincinnati trade. She was considered a low water boat and ran during low water periods. She was also quite wide; too wide to get through the Louisville Canal locks. She once ran Cincinnati-Maysville trade filling in for the sternwheel Courier. In the spring of 1901 she ran the Cincinnati-Pomeroy trade
PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Indiana burning at the foot of Main Street, Cincinnati, May 1, 1916
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- Indiana (Sidewheel, 1900-1916). 1916-05-01. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, https://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/TRZQXEDSZEUSQ9E. (Accessed February 23, 2020.)
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