1888 RUTH

RUTH near Yazoo City Miss. Univ of Wisconsin neg. 32785

Way’s Packet Directory boat #4880.  “Sternwheel Packet built Paducah , Ky.  1888.  160 ft x 31.5 ft x 5 ft.  Built for Capt. W.P. Hall, Memphis and ran Vicksburg-Greenville in March 1900.  She also went up the Yazoo River to bring out trips.  Still running in May 1900.  Her whistle is said to have gone th the ROWENA LEE, JAMES LEE (2nd) and HARRY LEE (2nd).

This picture used with permission from the University of Wisconsin Murphy Collection La Crosse Wisconsin.

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