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Goltra, Edward F. Album: Transportation

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Identifier: P0183

Title: Goltra, Edward F. Album: Transportation

Description: Edward Field Goltra was the Democratic National Committeeman from Missouri (1910-1924), an officer of various iron, steel, and railroad companies, the owner of Goltra Barge Lines, and a St. Louis resident. The Edward F. Goltra Album contains a disbound photo album of river transportation images. The photo album is titled "Photographs of the Experimental Tows made on the Mississippi River in the Years 1917-1918 and of the Fleet of Towboats and Barges Built Later and Leased by the Government to Mr. Edward F. Goltra." It contains about 60 photos on pages that are labeled with remarks about the boats and barges and their cargo. Some photos have fallen from their mountings. See also the Edward Field Goltra Papers in the MHS Archives. Subjects include: shipyard in Stillwater, Minnesota; coal; Sidney J. Roy; riverboat/towboat "Nokomis"; William K. Kavanaugh; Captain Walter Irwin; St. Paul, Minnesota; iron ore; riverboat/harbor boat "Erastus Wells"; William C. Redfield; William H. Bixby; C. Keller; Henry W. Kiel; Henry Cason; Robert Bagnell; Mississippi Valley Iron Company in Carondelet.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1917 - 1925

Type(s): Collection




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