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Title Postcard of men at work on Markland Dam construction, Markland, Indiana, ca.1914
Description Photo showing a group of men at work near the Ohio River during the construction of the Markland Dam. Handwritten notes on the front of this picture read "Pump boat / Hoisting crane / Pile driver / Note the cars on top of Coffer Dam / the only cars in our county." Postmarked October 1, 1914.

The donor's great-great-grandfather, Christian Henry Brameier, owned a large farm in the area where the dam was built. He sold part of his land to build the dam.
Place Markland, Switzerland County, Indiana, United States
Date 1914, ca,
Year Range Begin 1910
Year Range End 1914
Subjects Switzerland County (Ind.)
Dam construction
Markland (Ind.)
Construction workers
Construction equipment
Ohio River
Process Gelatin silver prints
Format Postcards
Collection Name Reita Vandrey Collection
Object ID ia-0013-0002
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