Clarke County Democrat

Pictures from the Past

The Nettie Quill was one of the most famous sternwheelers on the Alabama River. Constructed in 1886 in Wheeling, West Virginia, she operated between Mobile and Selma with her principal cargo being cotton and passengers. When the river was high enough the Nettie Quill made runs to Montgomery. The boat was owned by Captain John Quill and named for either […]

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