Along The St. Louis Levee Along The St. Louis Levee
Along The St. Louis Levee

Undoubtedly taken from the Eads Bridge, this week’s Old Boat Column image presents a busy scene at St. Louis in 1903. Spread Eagle In the foreground is the steamer Spread… Read More

River To Railroad

November 9, 2018

This week, the Old Boat Column presents an unusual image. The packets Bald Eagle (left) and Saint Louis are engaged in the transfer of freight at a St. Louis railroad… Read More

The Ohio River Ice Of 1918

January 29, 2018

With much of the nation in winter’s icy grip, it seems appropriate for the Old Boat Column to observe the centennial of the great Ohio River ice gorge. Unlike the… Read More