The Charles H. Organ The Charles H. Organ
The Charles H. Organ

This week’s main image is one of my favorite Southern steamboat pictures. The Charles H. Organ was built in 1897, at Dubuque, Iowa, for the West Memphis Ferry Company. A… Read More

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connecting Dorena, Mo., with Hickman, Ky., has reopened as floodwaters have receded on the Mississippi River. The ferry reopened April 12 after the water dropped off the… Read More

The Thomas Pickles

April 11, 2020

In 1892, the Howard Shipyard & Dock Company at Jeffersonville, Ind., received a contract for the construction of a centerwheel ferry boat for the Union Ferry Company of New Orleans. Read More

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