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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


Photograph

Wheeling Wharf in Winter


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