In this photo I'm standing atop Fort Boreman in Parkersburg, West Virginia looking down upon the Ohio River. The Fort was built during the Civil War. The bend here in the river provided a wide ranging view. Standing up on the hill looking upriver I could see the white sternwheeler to the right and hear its horn. The river you see merging with the Ohio is the Little Kanawha. The Ohio flows from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Cairo, Illinois. It will eventually empty into and is the greatest tributary to the Mississippi River.
This is a view looking downriver. You can see it was a great day to be out on a boat.
In the first image you may have noticed a wall behind the sternwheeler. I zoomed in to get a closeup of the floodwall that surrounds the city.