Power Steering For Steamboats Power Steering For Steamboats
Power Steering For Steamboats

My hometown of New Albany, Ind., founded in 1813 along the Ohio River, is widely known by river historians as the birthplace of the famous steamboats Eclipse, Robt. E. Lee… Read More

The Matt F. Allen

September 19, 2019

Built in 1887 for a contract cost of $5,800, the packet Matt F. Allen was a product of the Howard Shipyard at Jeffersonville, Ind. Constructed on a wooden hull measuring… 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

If ever the clichéd phrase “end of an era” was apt, the permanent closing of Jeffboat truly qualifies. The Jeffersonville, Ind., shipyard and its parent company, ACBL, have been at… Read More