[Stern Wheeler H.A. Harvey Jr.]

Description:

Photo of the Stern Wheeler H.A. Harvey Jr. This boat set a speed record of four days for completing the trip from Magnolia in southern Anderson County to Galveston, while fully loaded with cotton and other freight. In the picture, the steamboat is shown tied up at the Commerce Street landing in Dallas. After plying the Trinity River for several years, it was sold and sailed to Louisiana in 1898 when Trinity River navigation died out.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Anderson County
Creation Date: c. 1880  
Partner(s):
Anderson County Historical Commission
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 323
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1880
  • Digitized: August 20, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Anderson County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photo of the Stern Wheeler H.A. Harvey Jr. This boat set a speed record of four days for completing the trip from Magnolia in southern Anderson County to Galveston, while fully loaded with cotton and other freight. In the picture, the steamboat is shown tied up at the Commerce Street landing in Dallas. After plying the Trinity River for several years, it was sold and sailed to Louisiana in 1898 when Trinity River navigation died out.

Physical Description:

8" x 10" black and white photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Anderson County Historical Commission
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ACHC_310
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29274
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public