The Charles H. Organ The Charles H. Organ
The Charles H. Organ

This week’s main image is one of my favorite Southern steamboat pictures. The Charles H. Organ was built in 1897, at Dubuque, Iowa, for the West Memphis Ferry Company. A… Read More

The Steamer Ruth No. 2

September 8, 2021

The Mozena Brothers’ boat yard, owned by Marshall and Henry Mozena at Clarington, Ohio, was well-known for constructing many of the most successful sternwheel packets operating on the Ohio River.The… Read More

The J.T. Hatfield

November 16, 2020

Capt. J.T. Hatfield, who long was in charge of the Hickey Transportation Company at Covington, Ky., had the honor of having two towboats named for him. The first vessel was… Read More

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