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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: 2 hours ago

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Abandoned, wrecked, and mystery riverboats

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain 6 hours ago. 179 Replies

Next to take on the little road was this…Continue

M/V Biloxi Queen (WV?)

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain yesterday. 1 Reply

Biloxi QueenGreetings From New Orleans , The current owner of the M/V Biloxi Queen last told Fred and I that it was intent to move the boat to West Virginia, where he will either use if for his…Continue

Tags: diesel, Ebay, captain, Biloxi

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Comment by Captain 2 hours ago
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

paddlesteamer.jpg

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
Comment by Captain on September 4, 2014 at 8:55pm
I combined Boatman Richard Jeske's fantastic wheel photos into one:
Comment by Di Cooper on September 2, 2014 at 1:36am

http://www.murrayriver.com.au/paddleboats/paddle-steamer-marion/

My new online discovery that I must make real..

 

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