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Flatboat Collection

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Marietta on the Ohio River, 1870s

Marietta on the Ohio River, 1870s
Steamboats on the Ohio River at Marietta, Ohio, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Erie Canal barge at Troy, New York

Erie Canal barge at Troy, New York
Barge on the Erie Canal at West Troy, New York, in the late 1800s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Erie Canal locks

Erie Canal locks
Boat in the Erie Canal locks at Lockport, New York, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Erie Canal at Schenedtady, New York

Erie Canal at Schenedtady, New York
Erie Canal barge towed through Schenectady, New York, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: St. Louis on the Mississippi River, 1870s

St. Louis on the Mississippi River, 1870s
Steamboat traffic on the Mississippi River at St. Louis, Missouri, 1870s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Towing Erie Canal barges on the Hudson River

Towing Erie Canal barges on the Hudson River
Erie Canal grain-boats towed down the Hudson River to New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Opening the Erie Canal, 1825

Opening the Erie Canal, 1825
New York Governor Dewitt Clinton on the ceremonial first boat to open the Erie Canal, 1825. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Erie Canal boats wintering in New York harbor

Erie Canal boats wintering in New York harbor
Erie Canal boats anchored for the winter at the East River docks, New York City, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Ohio River at New Albany, Indiana, 1870s

Ohio River at New Albany, Indiana, 1870s
New Albany, Indiana, viewed from the Ohio River, about 1870. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Ships entering the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico, 1700s

Ships entering the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico, 1700s
Sailing ships at the mouth of the Mississippi River in the late 1700s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Busy New Orleans waterfront, late 1800s

Busy New Orleans waterfront, late 1800s
Steamboats and barges on the Mississippi River at New Orleans, circa 1880. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Barges towed by steam power on the Erie Canal

Barges towed by steam power on the Erie Canal
Steam-powered canal-boat towing a barge on the Erie Canal, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: PPRE2A-00156

PPRE2A-00156
Young Abe Lincoln working on an Ohio River keelboat. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Settlers on the Ohio River

Settlers on the Ohio River
Flatboat of settlers descending the Ohio River, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Rescue of flood victims on the Mississippi River, 1800s

Rescue of flood victims on the Mississippi River, 1800s
Residents rescued at night from the flooded Mississippi River, 1882. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Mississippi River flatboat

Mississippi River flatboat
Flatboat hauling cargo down the Mississippi River, early 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Boats on the lower Mississippi River, 1850s

Boats on the lower Mississippi River, 1850s
Steamboats and a raft passing a sugar plantation on the Mississippi River, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Mules towing a barge on the Erie Canal

Mules towing a barge on the Erie Canal
Grain-boat towed by a mule team on the Erie Canal, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Cincinnati, Ohio, 1810

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1810
Ohio River flatboat passing Cincinnati in 1810. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Grain barges leaving Chicago for the Erie Canal

Grain barges leaving Chicago for the Erie Canal
Barges loaded with grain from Chicago bound for the Erie Canal, under tow on Lake Michigan, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Erie Canal in Buffalo, New York

Erie Canal in Buffalo, New York
Boats at their moorings on the Erie Canal in Buffalo, New York, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Little Rock, Arkansas, 1870s

Little Rock, Arkansas, 1870s
Little Rock, capital of Arkansas, viewed from the river in the 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: PPRE2A-00181

PPRE2A-00181
James A. Garfield as a boy, working as a mule rider towing a canal boat. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Young Lincoln working on a river barge

Young Lincoln working on a river barge
Young Abe Lincoln as a flatboatman on the Ohio River. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: AGRI2A-00079

AGRI2A-00079
Plantation slaves loading rice to a barge on the Savannah River on the Georgia South Carolina border 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: Canal pilot on the Erie Canal

Canal pilot on the Erie Canal
" Buffalo Jack, " a canal-boat pilot on the Erie Canal, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageFlatboat Collection: BUSN2A-00062

BUSN2A-00062
Fur-traders on the Missouri River attacked by Native Americans. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration


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