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.
“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.
| Looking South from the flood wall
The flod wall was dedicated by Vice President Alben
Barkley on September 29, 1951.
|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