The stern-wheel steamer Inter State just departing from its berth next to the tug and barge Anita-D in the port of New Orleans. The picture was taken in the early 1950's.
As to the latter vessel, one of her barges, the CC-204, second of a two-barge tow being pushed by the tug Anita-D (overall lengt
From a late 19C allbum - Marvels of America. The cation reads:
TO the Northerner, perhaps no sight is more characteristic of the South than that of the levees of New Orleans and the Mississippi steamers that crowd her wharves, with their vast top hamper of cotton bales, sugar cane, and tobacco leaf.
Picture taken just before departing for Cuba in the American Spanish war. Built in England for the Brazilian governement as Amazonas. The text beneath the picture informs us that her commander W. M. Folger is one of the navy's best officers.
She doesn't seem ready to move in "five minutes time