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Delta Queen This is about the historic Delta Queen and her struggle getting a new exemption rom the Safety at Sea Act.
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Delta Queen arrived at Chattanooga

Posted 02-12-2009 at 05:35 PM by Franz Neumeier
The Delta Queen has arrived at Chattanooga where she'll be serving as a floating hotel, temporarily. Her owners, Ambassadors International Inc. said the leasing contract with the hotel operator Harry Phillips of Chattanooga will be terminated in case the Delta Queen earns another exemption from Congress to allow her back into service as overnight cruise vessel.

Steamboats.org reporter Ed Jones has posted a report from the Delta Queen’s arrival at Chattanooga and also has a lot of pictures from that day...
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The Delta Queen Nominated as One of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places

Posted 01-13-2009 at 05:37 PM by Franz Neumeier
The Delta Queen has been nominated for inclusion on the National Trust for Preservation’s 2009 list of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places. The nomination was submitted today by noted Kentucky preservationist and longtime Trust member Donald E. Clare, Jr.

The Save the Delta Queen Campaign is asking everyone, whether being a member of the Trust or not, to contact the National Trust, by phone, fax, letter, or email to second the Delta Queen's nomination. The campaign's co-leader...
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Delta Queen at Pittsburgh pictures

Posted 10-16-2008 at 02:42 AM by Franz Neumeier
Updated 10-16-2008 at 02:43 AM by Franz Neumeier
Here are a few beautiful pictures rom the Delta Queen visits at Pittsburgh this year. Alexandra from Pittsburgh sent them to me and I'd like to share these. Enjoy. And thanks, Alexandra!
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Joe Biden missing on the list of co-sponsors

Posted 10-15-2008 at 02:43 PM by Franz Neumeier
According to the Marietta Register Online, Joe Biden said in a speach yesterday at Marietta: “And folks, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention one thing; Barack Obama reminded me to remind you of. He’s also working to save the Delta Queen. The job security that it generates. That steamboat brings a lot of money here.”
Well said. But what I've recognized: While Barack Obama is co-sponsoring bill S. 3498 to save the Delta Queen, Delaware Senator Joe Biden is not on the list of co-sponsors for that...
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Delta Queen's Crew Plea to Congress

Posted 09-29-2008 at 05:40 PM by Franz Neumeier
The crew of the steamboat Delta Queen has produced a video asking Congress to save this National Historic Landmark -- and their jobs. The video is online at Youtube and the DQ's crew is asking everyone to watch the video there, vote for it, leave a comment and forward it to others.

The video at Youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ss0tgXYSPc

This is what the DQ’s crew has to say:

"Please help us, the crew of the Delta Queen, save both our jobs and a national treasure!...
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