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0778: Jim Taylor Photograph Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Sidewheel steamboat "Thealka", ran on the Big Sandy River, ca1906, b&w mounted on cardboard. Batwing packet boat, wooden hull. Built Paintsville, Ky 1899. Named for Alka Meek, but words "The" and "Alka" were ran together when painted. Supposedly the last batwing boat on the Big Sandy.
Subject Terms: "Thealka" Big Sandy River Batwings Steamboats
"Sidewheel steamboat "Thealka," ca 1906" (1906). 0778: Jim Taylor Photograph Collection, 1880-1910. 47.