Midship Museum: A Steamboat Buff’s Dream Midship Museum: A Steamboat Buff’s Dream
Midship Museum: A Steamboat Buff’s Dream

When Frank Pierson purchased the steamer Mississippi (then a tourist attraction moored opposite Hannibal, Mo.) in early 1966 and brought it to St. Louis to replace his sunken Becky Thatcher,… Read More

Obituary: Lea Brent

January 22, 2021

Lea Brent, of Brent Towing Company fame, died January 10 in his hometown of Greenville, Miss. He was 88. He, along with his father, Jesse (deceased), and brother, Howard (retired),… Read More

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