A New Chapter For the Storied J.S. Lewis A New Chapter For the Storied J.S. Lewis
A New Chapter For the Storied J.S. Lewis

The “stern line” rumor mill had been rumbling for some time, but on January 19 came confirmation that the venerable J.S. Lewis had changed owners for the first time in… Read More

Vessels Named Ohio

April 28, 2022

News that Amherst Madison had recently purchased the Michael J. Grainger and would rename it Ohio brings to mind other vessels named Ohio on the inland rivers. Most recently, of… Read More

Amherst Madison Inc., serving the Ohio River and its tributaries with towing, marine construction and repair services since 1893, has restored the vessel name Ohio to the river. The nearly-130-year-old… Read More

Passing Of A River Legend

October 25, 2019

When Charlie Jones, president of Amherst Madison,  died at the age of 101, he could look back on a river career with few parallels. During World War II, Jones served… Read More