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Automobiles By Barge

Nearly a century ago, the automobile was coming into vogue as a common means of transportation for the American people. When cars were made affordable thanks to mass production, the… Read More

The Steamer Peoria

February 15, 2021

The Eagle Packet Company of St. Louis contracted in 1913 with the Howard Shipyard to build a wood-hulled sternwheeler for $26,000.  The new steamboat, 242 by 37.8 feet and named… Read More

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