Steamboats Traveled Gently On His Mind Steamboats Traveled Gently On His Mind
Steamboats Traveled Gently On His Mind

The river community recently observed the 20th anniversary of the untimely passing (age 63) of Capt. John Hartford. Born in St. Louis in 1937, Harford (original spelling) attended the Community… Read More

The Susie Hazard

May 4, 2020

A familiar sight in the St. Louis harbor for nearly seven decades was the steam tug Susie Hazard. Built in 1891 at St. Louis for the Southern Coal, Coke &… Read More

The Flying Eagle

May 6, 2019

Originally named Irene D, this former rafter was built in 1888 at Rock Island, Ill. It was constructed on a wooden hull that measured 133.5 feet in length by 29.6… Read More

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