Steamboat Thealka

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Collection

0236: Fred B. Lambert Papers, 1809-2260

Institution

Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

Date

January 1900

Description

Acc. 236, Series 76B, Box 12, Folder 45, Item 01: Steamboat Thealka, built 1899, image in black and white.. Circa 1900. Back reads: "Property of F. B. Lambert" Built Paintsville, Ky., 1899. Named for Alka Meek, title was supposed to be "The Alka" but person who painted the title on boat ran it together to make Thealka. Built for the Big Sandy River trade. A batwing, shallow draft boat. Still operating 1902.

Format

Photograph

Subject

Subject Terms: Huntington, W. Va. Thealka Batwing River boats Steamboats

Type

Still Image

Identifier

1983.0236.12.45.01

Steamboat Thealka

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