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Riverboat: Lizzy Townsend

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Lizzy Townsend

The Lizzie Townsend was built in 1882 by William Dillon. She was used as a railroad transfer vessel for the Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling Railroad, (later the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad). She was destroyed in a back channel fire, Jan. 23, 1904.

Newspaper Articles

First Trip of the Lizzy TownsendWheeling Intelligencer, September 28, 1882
Lizzie Townsend Burns, 1904Wheeling Intelligencer, July 9, 1959


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