Located on the historic Rondout waterfront in Kingston, New York, the Hudson River Maritime Museum was established in 1979 and is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and related industries.
Hudson River Steamboat biographies written by George W. Murdock, Jr. for the Kingston (NY) Freeman newspaper. Murdock, a veteran marine engineer, wrote a regular column in the 1930s. Over 200 articles comprise this collection.
Tracey Irving Brooks was a professional quality photographer based in the Capitol Region of New York State's Hudson River Valley. Born in 1888 Mr. Brooks photographed Hudson River steamboats during the first half of the 1900s. The collection covers an extensive variety of steamboats on the upper portion of the Hudson River. The collection includes photographs, postcard images and glass plate negatives of steamers, tugboats and ferries from Tracey I. Brooks' collection.