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Forum: Steamboats & History 04-20-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,608
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Rat Trap Band

I don't know the names of any of the band members but by enlarging the photo it looks like the Saxophone player's cap must read "Clerk" if that helps anyone. My photo is a bit pixilated when enlarged.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-20-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Phillip, will you be one of the lucky ones on...

Phillip, will you be one of the lucky ones on board the DQ for the trip to New Orleans? I think you probably deserve it for all you have done.
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 03-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,680
Posted By Ted Guillaum
DQ Send Off Cruise

I reserved my ticket yesterday. Looking forward to meeting a lot of steamboat friends on board. Will anyone be hanging around Coolidge Park earlier in the day besides me to see what I can see as they...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 02-18-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,001
Posted By Ted Guillaum
God Speed the Delta Queen!

It goes without saying that this is the greatest news to all of us that have been following this dilemma that the Delta Queen has been in. Congratulations to the new owners and all the people that...
Forum: Steamboats & History 11-12-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,081
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Kratz Calliope Photograph

I googled Kratz Calliope Evansville and found this photo of George Kratz standing beside a wagon with one of his calliopes and his wife at the keyboard. ...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 11-05-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,772
Posted By Ted Guillaum
The Winner

My best information is that "Toot's" coined the phrase and created the position for herself on the Delta Queen. She personally told me this on a visit to the boat once. She was particularly disgusted...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 11-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,772
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Trivia Quizz

Here is a trivia quizz for those who may be newer to the discussion board and those that (like me) have a memory that seems to get shorter and shorter every year.
Who was the individual that...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Thanks for clearing up this confusion....

Thanks for clearing up this confusion. Steamboatin' is always an adventure. It also sounds like our Tennessee River Locks need some attention. A fact obviously not unknown to those connected to the...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ted Guillaum
AQ Delayed In Nashville

I went down to the AQ after work and found out that they do not know when they will be able to leave. The best guess is tomorrow, Sunday. Of course no one was very forthcoming with information but...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-25-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ted Guillaum
I got a brief view from across the river on my...

I got a brief view from across the river on my way to lunch. Not many people know this vantage pont on the Titan's Football Stadium property. However I met one other local resident who was very...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-25-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ted Guillaum
AQ Arrived in Nashville

The AQ has arrived in Nashville and is peacefully docked at Riverfront Park. ALL OF RIVERFRONT PARK! It is an amazing sight to see. I got a quick look at her during my lunch and hope to return to see...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ted Guillaum
No American Queen at Nashville Riverfront at...

No American Queen at Nashville Riverfront at 7:30 this morning when I came to work. Glad she got past the old RR bridge it Clarksville.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Nashville Riverfront

Thanks Richard. I think the advertised time for departure in the brochure on the web says 6:00 but things like that often change. I am interested in seeing the AQ on the Nashville waterfront. It will...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,416
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Am. Queen in Nashville?

Looking at the Am. Queen Schedule she is coming to Nashville this weekend for the first time ever! Surprise to me because I had always heard that she could not fit the Cumberland River. The web site...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 08-15-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Also Jim. How long is that Mayor in Chattanooga...

Also Jim. How long is that Mayor in Chattanooga going to let her sit there? He has already tried to evict her at least once.
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-08-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,244
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Jas. T. Staples Whistles

Love the photos. Did anyone notice the configuration of the whistle on the Staples. Looks like one in the standard straight up position but is there one on each side at 90 degrees or is that...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,122
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Senate Bill News

Is there any news on where the Senate bill is in the pipeline? Is it anywhere close to being heard or will it still take a lot of lobbying effort? My letters to my Senators have been sent.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-04-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Thanks Taylor, You are correct. I missread the...

Thanks Taylor, You are correct. I missread the article. The date was for a photo taken of him.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ted Guillaum
John Hartford

Today marks the passing of a river friend, John Hartford in 1986 if I am not mistaken. I met him in 1976 on the Mississippi Queen where he did a concert for the crew out on the bow one evening. At...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-13-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Happy Birthday Keith

Happy Birthday on the BELLE OF LOUISVILLE CaLLiope - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6jmB8lfL7I)

Happy Birthday Curator Keith. My apologies again for having to miss out on the HSM...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 04-30-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,046
Posted By Ted Guillaum
KY Derby Boat Race

A little birdie told me there was some kind of boat race in Louisville today!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-10-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,636
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Weight Scales

Dale mentions "There were a number of massive flat-bed weight scales to afix weight and charges for billing."
How many remember one of these scales on the Cabin Deck bow of the DQ? I suppose it...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-04-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,636
Posted By Ted Guillaum
King Cake

I need some King Cake! Happy Mardi Gras!
Forum: Steamboats & History 02-11-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,250
Posted By Ted Guillaum
Downton Abbey

I have taken the on line test and I am the Butler. :-(
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 12-19-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,852
Posted By Ted Guillaum
New York Times Article

There was an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday, 12-18-13 about the situation with Chattanooga's Mayor Andy Burk.
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