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Forum: Steamboats & History 09-23-2009, 11:41 AM
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Posted By Lexie Palmore
I am in the process of notifying nearby people...

I am in the process of notifying nearby people who would love to get involved. If Glenn hasn't heard from them, it will only be a matter of time before he does. They may have a steamboat meet in...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-22-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,534
Posted By Lexie Palmore
Our new boiler, alone, cost $10,000 and the...

Our new boiler, alone, cost $10,000 and the machinery ran about $5,000, and I consider that a good deal. There is some rather curious machinery on that boat, but it does move along rather nicely. I...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-03-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,534
Posted By Lexie Palmore
I also have a print of the bonnet picture. So...

I also have a print of the bonnet picture. So which one of you "buffs" or "buffettes" took it? And I'm pretty sure he had something to say about our infatuation with the Natchez, et al........

I...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-01-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,534
Posted By Lexie Palmore
I remember it being called the Floating Old Folks...

I remember it being called the Floating Old Folks Home, and assumed he meant the passengers, but it certainly held true for the majority of pilots.

Re Lake Conroe: Watch out for those Gulf...
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-31-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,534
Posted By Lexie Palmore
WOW! Double WOW!!! I worked with your father...

WOW! Double WOW!!! I worked with your father quite a bit and he taught me a lot about the river. He was the first one to let me steer the DQ. I could go on and on, but your being in Texas is a...
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-29-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,534
Posted By Lexie Palmore
IF it floats and runs, someone got a good deal. ...

IF it floats and runs, someone got a good deal. It sold for $15,000. Paddlewheel looks a little dinky and it probably draws a lot of water, but who cares. It would still be a lot of fun to have.
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