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Why Were Paddlewheels Painted Red ??

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Old 01-25-2010, 11:03 AM
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# 1 in my book would be advertising. The paddlewheel itself is advertising, so paint it a nice bright color that is easily available. Then make sure all your advertising shows the paddlewheel. This is from a passenger boat viewpoint, and does not explain why a towboat paddlewheel would have been painted red, if they were. Or painted at all.
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