ExploreSouthernHistory.com - The Belle of Louisville, Kentucky
ExploreSouthernHistory.com - The Belle of Louisville, Kentucky
Belle of Louisville
This famed Kentucky riverboat is the oldest
paddlewheel steamboat still in operation in the
United States. It docks at the Louisville Riverfront.
Belle of Louisville
Built at Pittsburg in 1914, the
Belle of Louisville originally
served as a ferry at Memphis
and towed oil barges in WWII.
Belle & Louisville Riverfront
The Belle was saved by
Jefferson County in 1962. She
is operated today as a joint
agency of the county and the
City of Louisville.
Belle of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky
National Landmark on the Ohio
Copyright 2012 by Dale Cox
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CONSTRUCTION!!!
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