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    10474 From the picture it appears to have...

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    From the picture it appears to have small engines... note the cylinder head peaking out.
    Also appears the gents on the stern are putting oil in the journal cups. Luke
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    Mystery solved... now, why are they still packing...

    Mystery solved... now, why are they still packing it around? Too big for a yard ornament,
    me thinks. I've got a steam thermometer from the St. Genny somewhere in my garage...
    she was scrapped here...
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    Here is a view of the St. Genny's backside......

    Here is a view of the St. Genny's backside... looks like the crank on the barge at St. Louis.
    ALso a great link about attempts at restoration in the 80's....
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    So who's crank would they be packing around? It...

    So who's crank would they be packing around? It looks like Corps tan.
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    Belonged to the St. Genevieve? Only sternwheeler...

    Belonged to the St. Genevieve? Only sternwheeler I can think of that the Corps
    would have spare parts to. Note the Corps tan paint.
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    Paddle Crank at the USACOE St Louis...

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    Saw this on a USACOE deck barge in St Louis. Don't see too many any more!
    Surprised it has survived.
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    Link to fire today....

    Link to fire today. https://www.mydailyregister.com/news/29387/river-museum-on-fire
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    Narrow boat living in England...

    Many of you may have knowledge of the canal system in England but a new
    discovery for me. I caught this "chaps" video blog by accident and hooked me
    in to watching all 52 videos. I must say I am...
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    Attached is a link that gives a shot by shot...

    Attached is a link that gives a shot by shot commentary of the 1949 film that includes
    names, places, etc. Interesting stuff! http://railsnorth.com/1949film/index.html
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    Dale... yes, I seem to recall all the major...

    Dale... yes, I seem to recall all the major builders sold "kit" boats and were shipped to be built on site. I believe
    quite a few were sent ( and constructed ) in South America as well. Always read...
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    1949 color film of steaming the Yukon...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej37rLeu-JI

    Interesting video that you may have seen, but first for me this eve.
    As late as 1949 steam sternwheelers were still "wooding up" at
    landings. Am...
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