One of the large and palatial sidewheelers, the Thompson Dean was built at Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1872. Constructed on a wooden hull measuring 306 feet in length by 46 feet… Read More
This week’s Old Boat Column takes us for a visit to the Cincinnati wharf. In this serene image, taken from the stern of the excursion steamer Island Queen, we see,… Read More
Six decades ago this week, on May 18, 1958, the Howard National Steamboat Museum at Jeffersonville, Ind., was officially opened. It was the dream of Capt. James Howard (1876–1956) that… Read More
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