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.
OCPL appreciates the generosity of patrons in donating books, historical materials, and other library materials. Due to the number of items donated, limited staff, and limited space to house materials, the OCPL must restrict the donations accepted. We welcome donations and encourage reading our Donation Policies before donating: