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Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-25-2009, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Keith Norrington
Ketchup IS good for cleaning brass. My mother...

Ketchup IS good for cleaning brass. My mother uses it frequently on candlesticks, etc. Yes, it does seem UNusual, but it works!!!
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-25-2009, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Keith Norrington
Attached is a photo and clipping from The...

Attached is a photo and clipping from The Waterways Journal, issue of September 12, 1964, reporting on the August 29, 1964 "ceremony" at which Larry Walker placed an acorn he made atop the roof bell...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-24-2009, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Keith Norrington
According to Capt. Fred's towboat directory, BOTH...

According to Capt. Fred's towboat directory, BOTH the bell and whistle from the QUEEN CITY were on the JOHN W. HUBBARD, built in 1936 by Dravo. Named for a Pittsburgh millionaire with financial...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-24-2009, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Keith Norrington
And a few more vintage views, including one of...

And a few more vintage views, including one of the bell residing on the Str. OUACHITA.

(1) Str. QUEEN CITY.
(2) Anchor Line Str. CITY OF ST. LOUIS - Ruth Ferris Collection - Bell dimly visible....
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-24-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,957
Posted By Keith Norrington
Did some digging in photo files last night and...

Did some digging in photo files last night and came up with a few images of the bell prior to its installation on the DELTA QUEEN.

(1) Aboard the Str. QUEEN CITY - 1930 - Photo by H.C. Putnam...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-23-2009, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Keith Norrington
According to Capt. Fred Way, the roof bell on the...

According to Capt. Fred Way, the roof bell on the DQ originally was on the Anchor Line sidewheeler CITY OF ST. LOUIS, built by the Howard Shipyard at Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1883. The boat burned...
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