Mon Valley History - Steamboat schedule 1894

Mon Valley History

PITTSBURGH, BROWNSVILLE & GENEVA PACKET COMPANY,

JANUARY  1st 1894.


Submitted by Dave Copenhaver Sr.

A note from the submitter:
    The following is a transcription of the 1894 Pittsburgh, Brownsville,  and Geneva Packet Steamship List of scheduled landings on the Monongahela River from Pittsburgh to Morgantown, WV.
     It would be nice to know where some of these locations are situated and
on what side of the Monongahela River, east or west.
     Any comments would be appreciated.  Will try to plot these locations.
     Would be a good idea for historical markers along the river and river  access points.
     I am certainly interested  in the Mid-Monongahela Valley landings since my great-grandmother, Grace M. CARSON-COPENHAVER arrived at Dunlevy's Landing a short time previous to 1894.
 
Dave Copenhaver Sr.
Monongahela, Washington Co., PA
dlcope@sgi.net
 
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(FRONT COVER)
 
OFFICERS OF THE COMPANY
PRESIDENT
ISAAC C. WOODWARD
 
GENERAL MANAGER
S. S. GRAHAM Brownsville, Pa.
 
 DIRECTORS
 I. C. WOODWARD,
 M. A. COX,
 G.W. LENHART,
 R.R. ABRAMS,
 WILLIAM PARKHILL,
 C. L. SNOWDEN,
 M. R. JACOBS
 
 Z. W. CARMACK, Agent, Pittsburgh, Pa
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 STEAMERS COMPRISING THE LINE
 
 ADAM JACOBS,    M.A.Cox, Master...
 JAMES G. BLAINE, Adam Jacobs, Master...
 GERMANIA, R.R. Abrams, Master...
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ANNOUNCEMENT.
 
Since the completion of the Government locks and dams above Greensboro,
making Morgantown, West Virginia, the head of navigation on the
Monongahela River, the people of Pittsburgh and vicinity are offered an
opportunity of enjoying a very pleasant trip by water, not equaled by any
other city in the Union, viz. :from Pittsburgh to Morgantown, a distance
of 105 miles, through a rich and beautiful valley, dotted here and there
with flourishing towns and scenery unsurpassed by any other river in the
world.
 
 The Packets of this company are noted for their superior accommodations
and safety, and are commanded by courteous and efficient officers who
study the comfort of their passengers, thereby making the trip a very
enjoyable one.
 
Another popular feature of this Line is the reasonable rates charged,
making it possible for all to avail themselves of a few days' recreation
at trifling cost.
 
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TIME OF DEPARTURE
from Pittsburgh......
 
-Sunday at 8.30 A. M. for Morgantown.
-Daily except Sunday at 3 P. M. for Morgantown.
 
TIME OF DEPARTURE
from Brownsville......
 
-Daily at 6 P. M. for Pittsburgh.
-Daily except Sunday at 11 P. M. for Morgantown.
-Sunday at 5 P. M. for Morgantown.
 
TIME OF DEPARTURE
from Morgantown......
 
-Daily at 8 A. M.  for Pittsburgh.
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LIST
of
REGULAR LANDINGS
AS ADOPTED BY THE
PITTSBURGH, BROWNSVILLE & GENEVA PACKET COMPANY,
JANUARY  1st 1894.
 
DISTANCES FROM PITTSBURGH
 
 
LANDINGS                             MILES.
 
Pittsburgh..............................0
Brady Street............................2
Twenty second Street....................2
Hazelwood...............................5
Blossomville............................6
Glenwood................................6
Homestead...............................8
Nine Mile...............................9
City Farm...............................10
Packer's................................12
Lock No. 2..............................12
Blind Lane..............................14
Demler's................................15
McKeesport..............................16
Dravosburg..............................17
Camden..................................18
Pine Run................................19
Robbin's & Jenkins......................19 1/2
Bellevue................................21
Caird's.................................21 1/2
West Elizabeth..........................23
Elizabeth...............................23
Jones'..................................24 1/2
Lock No. 3..............................25
Sunnyside...............................26
Bunola..................................27
Bentley's...............................27
Coal Bluf...............................28
Huston's Run............................30
Garfield................................30 1/2
Old Eagle...............................30 1/2
Riverview...............................31
Monongahela City Glass Works............31 1/2
Monongahela City........................32
Fort Pitt...............................33 1/2
Victory.................................34
Rankin's................................34
Milesville..............................35
Fulton's................................35
Gilmore's...............................36
North Webster...........................36
Columbia................................37
Manown's................................38 1/2
Lock No. 4..............................41
No.4 wharf (for freight only)...........41
Rostraver...............................41
Charleroi...............................42
Gibsonton...............................43
Speer's.................................44
Belle Vernon............................44
Dunlevy's...............................45
Tremont.................... ............45 1/2
Dinsmore................................45 1/2
Donaldson's Bar.........................46
Allenport...............................47
Fayette City............................47
Corondolet..............................47 1/2
Martin's................................48
Tumbull's...............................48
Troytown................................48 1/2
Roscoe..................................49
White Pine..............................49
Wood's Run..............................50
Stony Run...............................50 1/2
Merchant's..............................52
Coal Centre.............................52
California..............................52 1/2
Dixon's (for freight only)..............52 1/2
Crescent Works..........................54 1/2
Climax..................................55
Snowden & Hogg's (for freight only).....55 1/2
Albany..................................56
Brownsville.............................57
West Brownsville Wharf..................57
Axton's (for freight only)..............57
Jones' Distillery (for freight only)....58
Knob Works (for freight only)...........58 1/2
Lock No. 5..............................59
Rush Run................................59 1/2
Crawford's..............................61
Maple Glen Bar..........................63
Vandegrift's............................64
Opp. Frederictown.......................65
Fredericktown...........................65
Millsboro...............................67
East Millsboro..........................67
Strickler's.............................70
Lock No.6...............................71
Rice's Landing..........................71
Davidson's..............................74
McClelland's............................74
West Riverside..........................75
East Riverside..........................76
Brown's.................................80
Port Fremont............. ..............80
Parker's Bar............................82 1/2
Brown's Run.............................82 1/2
Jenning's...............................83
McCann's................................83
Hatfield's..............................84
McLane's................................84
Big Whiteley............................85
Gray's..................................86
Poundstone's............................86
Lock No. 7..............................87
Crawford's..............................88
Greensboro..............................89
Geneva..................................89
Province's..............................90
Lock No.8...............................91
Winstead................................92
Crow's Ferry............................93
Protzrnan's.............................93 1/2
Dewing's Mills..........................94
Point Marion............................94 1/2
Vanzant's...............................95 1/2
Stone's.................................96
McElroy's...............................96
Lock No.9...............................97
Coburn's................................98
Laurel Run..............................98
Everly's................................98 1/2
East Collins'...........................100
Maidsville..............................100
Yeager..................................102
Randall.................................102
Granville...............................103
Morgantown..............................105


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