[The passenger steamboat Sidney]

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Title

[The passenger steamboat Sidney]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

Black smoke is billowing from twin smoke stacks of a large passenger steamboat anchored near the Mississippi River shore. The photographer has identified the vessel as the Sidney. Two figures are visible in the pilot house. Several flag poles and a large bell are visible on the upper deck. Life boats may also be seen hanging from launching equipment on the upper deck. Several individuals are standing on the lowest deck. A loading ramp, stored in the upright position, is also visible. The number 1294 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 028

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, “[The passenger steamboat Sidney],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 15, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5437.