The Steam Towboat Monongahela The Steam Towboat Monongahela
The Steam Towboat Monongahela

The American Bridge Company at Ambridge, Pa., constructed, in 1927, a steel hull measuring 169.8 feet long, 38.9 feet wide and having a depth of 6.5 feet for the Carnegie… Read More

George David “Dave” Thomson Jr., 75, a steamboat historian who contributed numerous photos and other information to the steamboats.com online museum, died July 3. A graduate of the California Institute… Read More

The Steamer Peoria

February 15, 2021

The Eagle Packet Company of St. Louis contracted in 1913 with the Howard Shipyard to build a wood-hulled sternwheeler for $26,000.  The new steamboat, 242 by 37.8 feet and named… Read More

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