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SteamPunk has helped me develop a love for the fast disappearing riverboats.  These steam powered paddle wheelers represented an era of eloquence that should not be forgotten.  This is a forum to share and discuss these floating palaces. 

Website: http://www.steamboats.org/forum/
Location: Rivers
Members: 15
Latest Activity: 19 hours ago

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Momma Jeanne (WV?)

Started by Captain on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Above, the Momma Jeanne at Port Amherst, currently owned by Lawson Hamilton. She was formerly the Laura J, used in the early years by the Jones family for vacations.Below, you'll notice that she…Continue

Tags: hydraulic, diesel, B&B, sale, Virginia

Abandoned, wrecked, and mystery riverboats

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain on Monday. 186 Replies

Next to take on the little road was this…Continue

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http://www.wfsu.org/dimensions/viewvideo.php?num=479. Restoring Debbie Reynold's stern wheeler.
Comment by Captain on October 24, 2014 at 12:04pm
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Comment by Captain on October 9, 2014 at 4:15am
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Comment by Captain on October 1, 2014 at 4:54pm

This is a great little video about the history of riverboats and jazz:  http://vimeo.com/41051624

Comment by Captain on October 1, 2014 at 3:19pm

Ohio Riverboat Song  http://vimeo.com/103024058

Comment by Captain on September 23, 2014 at 3:51pm

Comment by Di Cooper on September 13, 2014 at 8:33pm

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Just bought a print of this moment in time on the Murray.  Priceless

Comment by Captain on September 11, 2014 at 4:38pm

For those who missed the Marietta Sternwheel Fest last weekend there is still the Wheeling, WV Sternwheel Fest http://wtov9.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/sternwheel-festi...

Comment by Captain on September 7, 2014 at 9:17am
 

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