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Cabell-Wayne Historical Society Collection

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Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

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1975.06.0099, Box 03, Series IIa, Folder 26, Item 04:"Chesapeake" (the first) steamboat,12.5x17.5cm frist Chesapeake #204. "Chesapeake" (the first) Built in Ironton, Ohio. Capt. Edwin F. Maddy, Master. Ran various upper Ohio River short trades. 14's-4 Ft. engines and very fast. dismantled in April, 1887 some boys were planing with a wagon on the Pittburgh wharf, it got away from them, rolled riverward, and the tongue stabbed the dismantled hulk of the old "Chesapeake" and she sank.

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1975.06.0099.03.IIA.26.04

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