The Tacoma Was Long-Lived The Tacoma Was Long-Lived
The Tacoma Was Long-Lived

According to riverman-historian Capt. Fred Way (1901–1992), the steamer Tacoma holds the record for being the longest-living packet boat to remain in operation without a name change or alteration in… Read More

The Steamer Bonanza

February 25, 2019

This week, the Old Boat Column presents an image that is a recent acquisition to this curator’s collection. The first of two successively-built sidewheelers named Bonanza, the steamboat was built… Read More