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By Gregg Seidl

ISBN-10: 0738540633

ISBN-13: 9780738540634

ISBN-10: 1531624383

ISBN-13: 9781531624385

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 crisis 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 long island, Abner, Joel, and Nathaniel Scribner, got land on the western finish of the rapids and named their new payment New Albany in honor of the capital in their local kingdom. Their village turned the pinnacle of downriver navigation at the Ohio and advanced from a backwoods payment into Indiana�s biggest urban, a full of life river city the place steamboats, textiles, sheet tune, autos, and pastries have all been synthetic. usual mess ups have periodically replaced the face of town, yet New Albany has regularly recovered end result of the selection of its
citizens. This choice of classic pictures portrays the triumphs and tragedies of those residents.

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