• Created Date
  • 1845
  • Description
  • This is an inset from an old map (no date given); in it you can see steamboats on the Ohio River along with three men in a row boat. On the shore horses pull the quaint little train along the track. The house to the far left that is partially cut off is the J.F.D. Lanier home. In the background one can see Hanging Rock Hill Road winding upwards. This would have been Madison in the early days of railroad with steamboats approaching their zenith... more
    This is an inset from an old map (no date given); in it you can see steamboats on the Ohio River along with three men in a row boat. On the shore horses pull the quaint little train along the track. The house to the far left that is partially cut off is the J.F.D. Lanier home. In the background one can see Hanging Rock Hill Road winding upwards. This would have been Madison in the early days of railroad with steamboats approaching their zenith, circa 1845. less
  • Rights
  • Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. Please contact at 420 W. Main St., Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-2744.