New PDF release: New Albany (Images of America)

By Gregg Seidl

till the railroads prolonged their metal ribbons westward, humans and load touring to America�s frontier glided by flatboat, canoe, or paddle-wheeled steamer. The falls of the Ohio River at Louisville provided a substantial drawback to this floating site visitors, and vessels touring in this significant waterway have been pressured to portage their shipment round the turbulent waters. In 1812, 3 enterprising brothers from ny, Abner, Joel, and Nathaniel Scribner, acquired land on the western finish of the rapids and named their new cost New Albany in honor of the capital in their local nation. Their village turned the pinnacle of downriver navigation at the Ohio and developed from a backwoods payment into Indiana�s greatest urban, a full of life river city the place steamboats, textiles, sheet song, vehicles, and pastries have all been synthetic. ordinary failures have periodically replaced the face of town, yet New Albany has continually recovered as a result of the choice of its
citizens. This number of classic pictures portrays the triumphs and tragedies of those residents.

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