Note: the following letter was sent to U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and shared with The Waterways Journal. The Olmsted Locks and Dam between Paducah, Ky., and Cairo, Ill.,… Read More

In September 1970, I bought a sternwheel towboat from Maysville Sand & Gravel in Maysville, Ky. This boat was called the mv. Glenda H, and they had owned the boat… Read More

The strangulation of the American shipping is being systematically accomplished by literally regulating American ships out of the greatest combination of sea ports! That is a crazy statement but very… Read More

(The planned Jeffboat closure) is sadly not surprising and with the new regulations of Subchapter M and again, just like what was experienced in the ’70s when towboats were being… Read More

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