WILMONT on river

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Title WILMONT on river
Photo Number P0063n10
Description Photo of the river boat Wilmont, probably on the Green River, early 20th century
Keywords Utah; Rivers and Lakes; Boats and boating; Green River; Colorado River
Subject Boats and boating--Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--Photographs; River boats--Photographs
Additional Information The WILMONT, built by Edwin Wolverton in 1903 and used by the Utah-Nevada Copper Company, was the first successful river boat on the rivers of southern Utah. It served on the river hauling passengers and freight until its hull was damaged by ice in winter of 1908, after which the machinery was salvaged and the boat abandoned. Wolverton built and used several other similar craft until he left the area in 1912
Spatial Coverage Green River (Wyo.-Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0063 River Boats Photograph Collection
Collection Name River Boats
Is part of Utah River Running Archives
Date 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908
Textual Date 1903-1908
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Original Source N/A
Donated By/Purchased From Unknown
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6nc6n9c
Setname uum_map_rr
Date Created 2003-02-18
Date Modified 2016-04-08
ID 955101
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6nc6n9c
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