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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: 17
Latest Activity: 51 minutes ago

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Abandoned, wrecked, and mystery riverboats

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain 23 hours ago. 274 Replies

This is an often sad collection of sternwheelers and sidewheelers which are rapidly becoming extinct.  Please feel free to post pictures of other riverboats that you have found. "Next to take on the…Continue

Tags: paddlesteamer, hulk, haunted, restoration, riverboat

Shawnee Princess aka Splash (Delaware River, NJ)

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

Steam Paddle Boat TripAugust 1st, 2007On August 1st, students, faculty, and staff went for a ride on a steam…Continue

Tags: SteamPunk, history, story, steamer, steam

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03GAkTWVrBY

A nice display of arriving sternwheelers (Marietta?).  

Comment by Captain on January 6, 2015 at 5:44pm

A list of remaining paddlesteamers around the world:  http://paddlesteamers.info/PaddleSteamerList.htm 

Comment by Captain on January 4, 2015 at 5:11pm

A homemade steam walking beam sidewheeler:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJAY6mkxTIg

Comment by Captain on December 11, 2014 at 10:03pm

Sidewheelers vs sternwheelers:  http://sp.theyoungriderstv.net/wordpress/?p=1394

Comment by Captain on December 4, 2014 at 5:46pm

Comment by Captain on November 30, 2014 at 11:04pm
A new FB group for folks interested in riverboats https://www.facebook.com/groups/540031262800709/?ref=notif&noti...
 

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