This high-water season is threatening to break records along the whole length of several river systems. Higher-than-expected rainfalls in the last weekend of February caused high water in the Ohio… Read More

New Lock Closure Date

March 1, 2019

The Mississippi Valley Division of the Corps of Engineers agreed with industry requests to move the date of the scheduled closure of Lock 25 from March 22 to March 8. Read More

The Towboat Lookout

August 31, 2018

Capt. Jim Howard, with his trusty glass plate negative camera (now exhibited at the Howard Steamboat Museum) took this week’s Old Boat Column image, as the towboat Lookout was being… Read More

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