Ninth-Decade Towboats In Amherst Madison Fleet Ninth-Decade Towboats In Amherst Madison Fleet
Ninth-Decade Towboats In Amherst Madison Fleet

The sternwheel towboats Lady Lois and Laura J, owned by Amherst Madison, are both in their ninth decade of river duty. Pictured here on the Kanawha River in front of… Read More

The Second D.T. Lane

March 19, 2018

In last week’s Old Boat Column, we recounted the 1903 shoving contest between the sternwheeler D.T. Lane (first) and the propeller towboat James Rumsey. The D.T. Lane (1871–1908) towed coal… Read More

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