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America (steamboat)

Description: The "America" was built at Jeffersonville as a packet boat. Her hull and machinery came from the "Indiana" which had burned at Cincinnati on May 1, 1916. She was later remodeled to a full-fledged excursion boat operating mostly out of Louisville. She burned during winter lay-up above Jeffersonville, Indiana, in 1930. Arson was suspected.
Origin: 1920
Created By: Harry Lemen, photographer
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p4038coll5/id/402
Collection: River to Rail and Lemen Collection
Copyright: Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. Please contact at 420 W. Main St., Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-2744.
Subjects: Steamboats

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