The Str. Golden Eagle Was A St. Louis Favorite The Str. Golden Eagle Was A St. Louis Favorite
The Str. Golden Eagle Was A St. Louis Favorite

With the spotlight on St. Louis for this week’s eighth annual Inland Marine Expo, the Old Boat Column presents a riverboat that was a favorite of the host city. Never… 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

The Stacker Lee

November 22, 2019

Built in 1902 by the Howard Shipyard at Jeffersonville, Ind., the Stacker Lee was owned by the famous Lee Line of Memphis. Constructed at a cost of $21,600 on a… Read More

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