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Young steamboaters

Posted 05-30-2011 at 08:58 PM by Bob Reynolds
With apologies to Alan Bates, I'm going to do a rather lengthy blog entry dealing mostly with the DELTA QUEEN. This subject really came to my mind as I was reading some older posts about the DQ's new owners, catering to younger crowds, etc. I got to thinking about how a number of us who worked on the DQ in the 1970's and early 80's were not / are not what many would consider to be "riverboat crew material", and this blog explains what I feel are some of the reasons for that.
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Photo collections and history in general

Posted 07-18-2010 at 06:33 PM by Bob Reynolds
In a recent thread on the discussion board, several have spoken of old boat photo collections. There is another thread seeking information on soemone who lived and worked as a clerk on a steamboat in the 19th century. All these things point up the need for all of us to label and identify old photos and even put with them some narrative about the people, places, objects and events taking place in them. Otherwise, they will have absolutely no meaning to those who find them in only a few years....
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Important news - S&D Sept. 2009 meeting

Posted 07-08-2009 at 01:11 PM by Bob Reynolds
One very important item was inadvertently left out of the announcement for the Annual meeting of the Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen.

The nominating committee for the 2010 slate of officers is as follows:

Vic Canfield, Chair 224 Covington Ave.,
Covington, KY 41011-1414
Phone (859) 261-8140
Barb Hameister
Frank Prudent

Please contact Chairman Canfield with any...
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Riverboats: new and improved S&D web site

Posted 04-06-2009 at 02:22 PM by Bob Reynolds
"Hello" to all on steamboats.org and all members of Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen! There was some discussion on the steamboats.org discussion forum recently about S&D issues. I wanted all on this forum to know that the S&D board is aware, and has been aware, of your concerns for some time. The Board of Governors of S&D is working to make changes that hopefully will improve communications about and within S&D.

It has been said that the S&D...
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