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Riverboats

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: 13
Latest Activity: 22 hours ago

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Morning Glory

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain 22 hours ago. 1 Reply

New Martinsville Man Shows Off Morning Glory at FestivalWheeling Intelligencer 15 September 2013 By Ian Hicks, Staff Writer WHEELING - After 36 years living by the sweat of his brow as a…Continue

Tags: festival, retired, Marietta, Yost

Mereada aka Winifred (Dayton, KY?)

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain yesterday. 3 Replies

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Tags: Kentucky

Sternwheeler Banjo (Seattle)

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain on Wednesday. 1 Reply

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Tags: seattle, singles, mystery

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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..

Comment by Captain on August 31, 2014 at 5:28pm
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Comment by Captain on July 30, 2014 at 9:13am

Riverboat display in the Cincinnati Museum. 

Comment by Captain on July 27, 2014 at 2:15pm
 

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