The Steamer Tell City The Steamer Tell City
The Steamer Tell City

Well-known on the Ohio River was a pretty packet boat that was popular in the annals of steamboating. The Tell City was constructed in 1889 by the Howard Shipyard at… Read More

Obituary: Darlene Judd

June 21, 2023

Darlene Judd, 85, of New Richmond, Ohio, wife of well-known marine surveyor Capt. Bill Judd and herself a licensed river captain, died on May 21. She was very active in… Read More

Passing Of A River Legend

October 25, 2019

When Charlie Jones, president of Amherst Madison,  died at the age of 101, he could look back on a river career with few parallels. During World War II, Jones served… Read More

The Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen (S&D) will hold its 80th annual meeting September 13–14 at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio. The event will kick off on Friday… Read More