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Old 01-23-2010, 06:25 PM
 
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Default Why Were Paddlewheels Painted Red ??

Greetings From New Orleans ,
During the dinner and drinks with Capt. Doc Hawley and friends , I posed to him the question , " Why were steamboat paddlewheels painted red " and without hesitation he told me that .................................................. .....
Do you know ? I didn't but made perfect sense .
Smooth Sailing !
Ted Davisson
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