These are all Newport, 1907
|Newport Ferry, c. 1880's|
|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.
Wharf Boats in Newport
We assume that's the ice of 1917, but are not certain.
“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
|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.
Lou Rawls sings the WNOP sign-off version of the Star Spangled Banner
|Looking South from the flood wall||The Ice of 1977-1978|
|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||Looking South from the Ohio side. From a Facebook post by Kurt Hultquist|
|looking east||looking south|
|Two views of the east end of the flood wall, c. 1968|
|Vice President Alben Barkley dedicates the new floodwall in 1951.|