President Signs Bill Granting Exemption To Delta Queen President Signs Bill Granting Exemption To Delta Queen
President Signs Bill Granting Exemption To Delta Queen

December 4, 2018, will go down as one of the most significant dates ever for the 91-year-old Delta Queen Steamboat. That’s the date President Donald Trump signed into law the… Read More

River To Railroad

November 9, 2018

This week, the Old Boat Column presents an unusual image. The packets Bald Eagle (left) and Saint Louis are engaged in the transfer of freight at a St. Louis railroad… Read More

The Silver Moon

October 12, 2018

The sidewheeler Silver Moon was unique for several reasons. The boat was built specifically to fit into the short locks of the Louisville & Portland Canal. Constructed in 1859 at… Read More

The Charles Morgan

September 28, 2018

The sidewheeler Charles Morgan was reputedly one of the most popular packets ever to ply the Cincinnati–New Orleans trade. Built in 1874 by the Cincinnati Marine Railway & Dock Company,… Read More