Portsmouth Wharf, Portsmouth, Ohio

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Title

Portsmouth Wharf, Portsmouth, Ohio

Subject

The Greenwood and the wharf

Description

Colored image of the steamboat Greenwood at the wharf at the end of Market Street. The Greenwood was built by Captain Greene at Parkersburg, WV and completed in Ironton. On her maiden trip, October, 1898, she left Portsmouth and sank when she hit a snag at the mouth of the Scioto River. She was raised and repaired and ran the Cincinnati-Pomeroy-Charleston trades until she collided with the Chris Greene and sank in 1925.

Creator

C T American Art, published by I. Robbins & Sons, Pittsburgh, PA

Date

1910

Format

9 cm x 14 cm postcard

Coverage

Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio

Rights

Portsmouth Public Library

Original Format

postcard

Physical Dimensions

9x14cm

Collection

Citation

C T American Art, published by I. Robbins & Sons, Pittsburgh, PA, “Portsmouth Wharf, Portsmouth, Ohio ,” Local History Digital Collection, accessed January 30, 2023, https://www.yourppl.org/history/items/show/1078.

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