GEORGIA LEE Paducah KY circa 1900’s

This picture was also found at Gentleman’s Antiques Collierville TN.   A postcard version of this picture exists locates this picture at Paducah KY.  The Royal Photo Co., Low Kentucky dates this picture during 1894, however the GEORGIA LEE was built at Howard Shipyard Jeffersonville Indiana in 1898.  Of interest as well is the steel bow plate which was not part of her original construction.  The GEORGIA LEE along with the JAMES LEE (renamed DESOTO) were crushed by ice at Memphis in February 1918.

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