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These are all Newport, 1907

 

Newport

Newport, 1861
Newport Belle, a ferry, on the left, unknown packet on the right.
On the far right is Newport Barracks.

 

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The Ferry City of Newport, May 10, 1888
The City of Newport ran well after the Suspension
Bridge opened, but shut down on September 7, 1891,
when the Central Bridge opened.  She later ended up
being re-built as the wharf boat at Patriot, Indiana.
 from the S&D Reflector, Summer, 1976
L & N Bridge from Newport, a sketch
 by E. T. Hurley, from a 1919 book of sketches
 by Hurley, with texts by James Green. You can
read Green's text to this picture here.

 

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Ice, 1940 Ohio River Scene, Newport Ohio River Scene, Newport Ohio River Scene, Newport

 

Newport ice

“To Miss Jessie Cox, Springfield, Mo., I am nearly frozen.”
postmarked Newport, January 1, 1910, 7:30 a.m.,
published by Ira N. Beam, 333 York Street

Campbell Frill Line

Radion Free Newport

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from a Facebook post by
Martha Battistone Martin
     

Radio Station WNOP
  a.k.a., The Jazz Ark,  a.k.a., Radio Free Newport. More here.
 

Newport, Kentucky

Looking South from the flood wall

 

The Big Mac Goes Up

The Daniel Carter Beard Bridge, about which, more at this site.
But known to all as the Big Mac, for its golden arches.
from a Jim Robb posting on Facebook

 

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looking east looking south
Two views of the east end of the flood wall, c. 1968

Campbell Frill Line