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    Fire of the Morro Castle

    Video just posted on You Tube showing the Morro Castle fire in 1934. Amazing footage, some with narration.
    You can view it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctTzLrg1ZGI

    -Jim Herron
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    In the 1950's, we used to wade and swim on the...

    In the 1950's, we used to wade and swim on the sand bar on the north end of 12 mile island. Also, my father once swam from 12 mile to 4th Street in Louisville, a feat I could never accomplish. The...
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    Reading the description on the video page that...

    Reading the description on the video page that was linked above, the author of the history wrote that the AMERICA was a "4,000 passenger" steamboat.
    Sounds like a fabrication to me. Does anyone know...
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    Steve- We've been running a series of 10 shows...

    Steve-
    We've been running a series of 10 shows on RFD-TV, beginning April 23rd.
    The show next week is on the Indiana RR, the interurban that had over 800 miles of track in Indiana. The week after...
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    Is the DQ too small to compete? From the things...

    Is the DQ too small to compete? From the things posted about the new owners attitude toward the DQ, I wonder if they believe the boat can't compete due to it's capacity and approaching mechanical and...
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    Steve, I was once a member of the Zachary Taylor...

    Steve, I was once a member of the Zachary Taylor sea scouts (1957-58) and the commander was named Ted Huffman. Are you related to him? Also, this boat is named Zachary Taylor II but it's history...
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