History of the Parkland Neighborhood

Waterfront, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930

Dublin Core

Title

Waterfront, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930

Subject

Rivers; Steamboats; Railroad Tracks; Transportation; Smokestacks; Electric Signs

Description

A boat with "Hollywood Showboat" on the side is near the shore of Louisville, Kentucky. Beyond that are the smokestacks of the Louisville Gas & Electric Company and a sign reading, "The Gateway to the South / Louisville." Cars are parked along the shore. Further West along the Ohio River are two steamboats. A railroad track traces along the riverfront and has the words "Illinois Central System" painted on its side

Source

8 x 10 in. b&w nitrate negative. Item number ULPA CS 111490 in the Caufield & Shook Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

Date

1930

Contributor

Caufield and Shook

Format

image/jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

Louisville Waterfront

Files

http://history.library.louisville.edu/omeka/files/original/765bbc2cc411b665e7cccf1273fde3e3.jpg

Citation

“Waterfront, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930,” History of the Parkland Neighborhood, accessed June 19, 2024, https://exhibit.parklandhistory.org/cms/items/show/62.