• Lock and Dam (Mississippi River)

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A print from the panoramic series 128 of the construction of the Lock and Dam, with cars on rail road tracks and a bridge in the background, at Keokuk, Iowa in 1911. This is the six…

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  • Scene on Main Street showing some rebuilding, Black River Falls, Wis. (back of postcard)

    Back of postcard of the rebuilding of Main Street after a flood in 1911. Businesses pictured are Hotel Hamon Restaurant and Badger State Banner building. Postcard was sent to Richard Lang. Owned by Gr…

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  • Keystone State (Packet, 1890-1913)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: Harmar, Ohio at the Knox Yard, 1890 BECAME: Majestic OWNERS: Pittsburgh and Cincinnati Packet Line (1890); Levi Sparr (October 1909); Dixon and Co…

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  • Wing Dam (River Improvements)

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The building of shore protection, otherwise known as levee construction, at a wing dam with unidentified workers at the shore of the Mississippi River in the early to mid 20th centu…

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  • Unidentified Construction

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Close shot of a man working on a large part in a steamboat yard

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  • Inland Waterways Corporation

    OTHER INFORMATION: Established as a federal corporation under the supervision of the Secretary of War, by the Inland Waterways Corporation Act (43 Stat. 360), June 3, 1924 PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Progress…

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  • C.E. Randall and Son

    Goettings

    Postcard of two employees of the C.E. Randall and Son Cement Company. Martin Larson is pictured. Donated by Joan Dolbier.

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  • Will H. Isom (Towboat, 1901-1943)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1901 at Ballard, Washington FINAL DISPOSITION: Considered non-operative in 1943 OWNERS: North American Transportation and Trading Company OFFICER…

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  • Unidentified Construction

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A small crowd, some on the shore and some on other boats, watches the launching of a partially constructed steamboat. Buildings can be seen on the opposite shore

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  • Hennepin Canal (River Improvements)

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Part of a panoramic view of the Aqueduct No. 4 under construction on the Hennepin Canal. See also negatives 22504 and 22282

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  • Barge Plans (steel sand barge)

    BOAT TYPE: Steel Sand Barge OTHER INFORMATION: Designer: American Bridge Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Design plans dated February 1, 1912 for steel sand barge created by Amer…

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  • Del Commune (Towboat, 1937?)

    BOAT TYPE: Towboat BUILT: 1937 at Dubuque, Iowa BECAME: Allegheny FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to Crain Brothers Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1955 and renamed Allegheny OWNERS: St. Louis Engineers OTHER INF…

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  • Lock and Dam (Mississippi River)

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The Mississippi Pool No. 6 clearing at Mile 137.6 near the Upper Mississippi River Lock and Dam No. 6 near Trempealeau, Wisconsin in the early to mid 20th century

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  • Road workers, Wonewoc

    Photograph of men fixing the road.

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  • Delta King (Packet/Excursion boat, 1926-1942)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet/Excursion boat BUILT: 1926 at Dunbarton, Scotland and reassembled at Stockton, California BECAME: U.S.S. Delta King FINAL DISPOSITION: Sold to the U.S. N…

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  • Unidentified Construction

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A boatyard with two unidentified partially constructed steamboats and two partially constructed hulls

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  • Delta Queen (Packet/Excursion boat, 1926)

    BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel BOAT TYPE: Packet BUILT: 1926 at Stockton, California OWNERS: California Transportation Company; Isbrandsten Steamship Lines (1940); Greene Line Steamers, Incorporated (19…

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  • Unidentified Rivers (River Improvements)

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The construction on an unidentified lock and dam on an unknown river with a group of unidentified boats on the river in the late 19th or early 20th century

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  • Barn raising at Rundahl farm, Vernon County

    Photograph of a barn raising at Rundahl farm in Vernon County. Barn built by Evan Bagstad and crew. Norskedalen Collection- Eliz. (Cornell) Hendrickson Collection.

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  • Unidentified Construction

    PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A partially constructed steamboat on the shore with a few men on the lower deck

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