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Old 04-05-2007, 05:11 PM
Lil Smith Lil Smith is offline
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Lakewood, Colorado
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Gee, I guess you're right, Keith. I do recall that Tom tried to market the DQ when she first came out as a Greene Line boat as the S. S. DELTA QUEEN, as well as a few other things to try to shake her out of her river niche in other people's eyes. But when the Greenes and the Hugheses were talking, they weren't cruises they were talking about. It was the Mardi Gras trip, or a Kentucky Lake trip or a St. Paul trip (all trips departed from and returned to Cincinnati). Maybe the cruise thing came from that older-than-dirt song, "Cruising Down the River On a Sunday Afternoon".
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