[Steamboats on the Mississippi River near Dubuque, Iowa]

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Title

[Steamboats on the Mississippi River near Dubuque, Iowa]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

A double decker passenger steamboat and a smaller steam-powered tow boat may be seen passing each other on the Mississippi River near Dubuque, Iowa. The tow boat is pushing one barge. A wing dam in visible in the background. Farm land may be seen along the east bank of the river. The number 1285 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

Subject

Steamboats
Mississippi River
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
Herman J. Loemker Collection
Lantern slides

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass lantern slide scanned in 16 - bit grey scale at 1200 ppi.

Rights

Contact The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 588-7100 © 2015 LORAS COLLEGE

Relation

Herman J. Loemker Collection

Type

Still image

Date

1915-1917

Identifier

LO 027

Publisher

This record is part of the Herman J. Loemker Collection held by The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Coverage

Dubuque, Iowa

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “[Steamboats on the Mississippi River near Dubuque, Iowa],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 19, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5436.