Newt Marine Repowers Three Boats, Renames One Newt Marine Repowers Three Boats, Renames One
Newt Marine Repowers Three Boats, Renames One

Since December, the drydocks of Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa, have been busy with three repowering projects. These are the first three of seven repowers Newt plans on completing… Read More

The Steamer Quincy

January 3, 2020

Happy New Year! We begin the Old Boat Column for 2020 with one of the beautiful steamboats operated by the famous Diamond Jo Line, the steamer Quincy. Built at Dubuque,… Read More

The Str. Dubuque

November 5, 2019

This week, the Old Boat Column presents a recently-acquired image of the steamboat Dubuque. This large sternwheeler was originally known as the packet Pittsburgh. Built in 1879 by the Cincinnati… Read More

The City of Dubuque, Iowa, announced December 20 that it had signed an agreement with the Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division for assistance in the preparation of a comprehensive… Read More