After writing the paper on the DELTA QUEEN calliope I have published on this site, I found this article in a Steamboatin’ Times from aboard the DELTA QUEEN. It is interesting to note some of the accepted truths reported here we now know to be untrue.
One, which I personally found interesting, is the reference to the Thomas J. Nichols Plumbing Company of Cincinnati. Thomas J Nichol (singular, not plural) never operated a plumbing company. He did work for...