Winter Layup Pictures, Belle of Louisville, 2006

The picture gallery features great pictures from the winter layup in drydock of the Belle of Louisville steamboat in 2006..

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  • A proud crew bringing her home.  » Click to zoom ->

    A proud crew bringing her home.

  • the additional office added in the ballroom of the boat for managing daily affairs aboard the boat while in the shipyard.  » Click to zoom ->

    the additional office added in the ballroom of the boat for managing daily affairs aboard the boat while in the shipyard.

  • boiler room with the front taken off all boaiers and the burners removed.  » Click to zoom ->

    boiler room with the front taken off all boaiers and the burners removed.

  • coming into the harbor  » Click to zoom ->

    coming into the harbor

  • engine room all covered up for painting.  » Click to zoom ->

    engine room all covered up for painting.

  • half way around  » Click to zoom ->

    half way around

  • This is the inside of the starboard most boiler at the top, looking through the removed handhold inside.  » Click to zoom ->

    This is the inside of the starboard most boiler at the top, looking through the removed handhold inside.

  • just about all the way home  » Click to zoom ->

    just about all the way home

  • passing the wharfboat  » Click to zoom ->

    passing the wharfboat

  • preparing to land  » Click to zoom ->

    preparing to land

  • starting her turn  » Click to zoom ->

    starting her turn

  • stern elevation with rudders showing  » Click to zoom ->

    stern elevation with rudders showing

  • at the dry dock, stern looking upstream  » Click to zoom ->

    at the dry dock, stern looking upstream

  • the 16 ton sternwheel peeking around the corner of the port side  » Click to zoom ->

    the 16 ton sternwheel peeking around the corner of the port side

  • Travis under the paddlewheel of the BELLE.  » Click to zoom ->

    Travis under the paddlewheel of the BELLE.



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