River Road Past Railroad Yards, Silver Grove, Ky, a Harlan Hubbard painting, 1945
|C. & O. Y.M.C.A, Silver Grove
Read more about it, here.
|Silver Grove Baptist Church|
Donald Hogan's History of Silver Grove Christian Church is here.
The steamer Sprague docks at Silver Grove, January, 1918
Silver Grove High School, 1964 Flood, 66 feet
from a Facebook post by Barbara Sparks Rawe
|Nelson's Grocery||Silver Grove Bakery|
|from the City of Silver Grove's History page|
Silver Grove Fire Departments
|“Steamboat men along the Ohio River have become attached to "Old Shep" a dog belonging to one of the government light tenders at Silver Grove, Ky. Each evening during the navigation seasons, the dog, accompanied by its master, appears on the river bank, and taking the lanterns one by one in its mouth, places them in their proper position at the ends of the dikes, saving the keeper many steps.” Popular Mechanics, August, 1925|
Infiltration Well and Pumping Plant, 1911
|Looking toward Ohio||Looking toward Kentucky, with train|
|The Ice Gorge at Four Mile Bar, January 28, 1893. Four mile bar is a little downstream from Silver Grove, roughly at Brent.|
|Construction of Lock and Dam #36, 1922, near Brent/Coney Island. Finished picture below.|
|Brent Depot, 1954||The Fairy Princess, Brent, 1971
That's John Laugherhead, piloting this
former WWII Landing Craft
|Lock and Dam, Brent
More on the earlier series
of Ohio River locks and
dams is here.
This is the 1945 flood. River Downs
in the foreground; Kentucky shore at the top of the pic.
|George Wilhelm, a former Newport postmaster, closed his drug store at 10th & Monmouth and moved to the corner of Twelve Mile and Four Mile Pike in Silver Grove in 1916.|
|A few words on the origins of Silver Grove, here.||A 1956 article on the history of Silver Grove is here.|
|An aerial view of Silver Grove,
Kentucky, 1937 flood
|The extent of the 1937 Flood
in Silver Grove and Melbourne.
Isn't that a race track on the
west side of town?