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Steamboat "Alicia" Moving Houses Across River
Date:
1916
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
A.1993.0216
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/6" x 13"

Description:
Steamship "Alicia" moves two completely-built houses across the Monongahela River near Grays Landing, Greene County.

Notes:
The steamboat "Alicia," originally the towboat "G. W. Thomas," was built in Jeffersonville, IN in 1901. It was renamed "Alicia" after its purchase by the W. Harry Brown Coal & Coke Co. in 1912. The "Alicia" sank in ice near Brownsville, PA in February, 1918. It was subsequently raised, then burned at Brownsville in March, 1923.

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