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Old 06-17-2013, 05:36 PM
Ron Anderson Ron Anderson is offline
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Dillon.CO
Posts: 153

I only have one boring one but for a 7 year old bent on steamboats (and I don't know why) it was very exciting.

My parents took me down to Lambert Landing which was only 3 miles from home to see the DQ which was docked.

I had never seen a steamboat besides the Johnathan Paddleford which even this 7 year old could see was a bit of a poser boat.

Anyway I never saw it run as I was always in school but my recollections of just gaping at it's size are fond.

I was always disappointed that it did not have the two tall ornate stacks the pictures in the library steamboat books had and her pilot house looked to modern and her bow a bit on the pointy side but knowing I was in Minnesota and not down south I accepted her as she was.
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