Alger House Hotel, Catlettsburg, Ky,

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0236: Fred B. Lambert Papers, 1809-2141

Institution

Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

Date

January 1905

Description

Acc. 236, Series 76B, Box 12, Folder 12, Item 01: Alger House Hotel, Catlettsburg, Ky image in black and white. card in folder reads: "1905-The Alger House at Catlettsburg, Ky, was a popular hostelry for timber men during the heyday of the hard wood industry on the Big Sandy. Peter Damron's Saloon is to the left of the Alger House. In front of the saloon is a log blown from the river to the top of the hill above what is now Lock 29, Ashland, when the raft of which it was a part was struck by a skiff loaded with TNT."

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Photograph

Subject

Subject Terms: Catlettsburg, Ky. Alger House Hotels

Type

Still Image

Identifier

1983.0236.12.12.01

Alger House Hotel, Catlettsburg, Ky,

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