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

Widespread and heavy rainfall in the upper Missouri River basin (above Sioux City, Iowa) resulted in another month of above-average runoff, the Corps of Engineers reported September 5. Precipitation during… Read More

Davenport, Iowa, largest of the Quad Cities, received unwanted national attention when a temporary flood barrier failed April 30. The floods inundated several square blocks in Davenport’s downtown and caused… Read More