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Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-04-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By inactive user 02
Here, here David! I concur.

Here, here David! I concur.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By inactive user 02
I don't believe this posting belongs here. The...

I don't believe this posting belongs here. The new ACL boat will be a diesel powered vessel and not steam powered. Therefore this posting belongs in the River News and Cruises Forum.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By inactive user 02
Happy Birthday, Keith! Many (cake and pie...

Happy Birthday, Keith!

Many (cake and pie filled) great wishes for your 39th Natal Day celebration!

Hope all is going well back home and that you have the best possible day to celebrate...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-12-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By inactive user 02
Aaron, I am aware of a few seasoned...

Aaron,

I am aware of a few seasoned professionals who may be in the area and available to perform for you. Am I correct in assuming that the ANNA MARIE steam barge instrument is the one for which...
Forum: Steamboats & History 05-12-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,038
Posted By inactive user 02
Yes, Karl...the vessel has operated under the...

Yes, Karl...the vessel has operated under the names, ELIZABETH LOUISE, ALASKA QUEEN, and QUEEN OF SEATTLE. They are all the same vessel.
Forum: Steamboats & History 05-10-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,038
Posted By inactive user 02
The ALASKA QUEEN was built between 1978 and 1984...

The ALASKA QUEEN was built between 1978 and 1984 by Hal Wilmunder on Sacramento, CA. She features the steam engines from the 1880's built Ohio River steamboat the DETROITER. She was originally named...
Forum: Steamboats & History 05-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,135
Posted By inactive user 02
Here is a nice news story about the SNYDER and...

Here is a nice news story about the SNYDER and her return. Doesn't show much of the work done...but gives a very good idea of the scope of what was done. UPDATE: W.P. Snyder, Jr. Returns to...
Forum: Steamboats & History 05-08-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,135
Posted By inactive user 02
In this day and age of instant gratification the...

In this day and age of instant gratification the river is still an anomaly.

It gets harder and harder to explain to pax what fun an unforeseen adventure can be. River delays, lock delays,...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 04-07-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,851
Posted By inactive user 02
It will come as a surprise to no one that I am...

It will come as a surprise to no one that I am not (nor have I ever been) supportive of Waterfront Development Corporation operating the BELLE OF LOUISVILLE.

Although they have done a lot to...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 04-01-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,058
Posted By inactive user 02
My most sincere condolences to Frank and his...

My most sincere condolences to Frank and his family in their time of sorrow. I well remember his gracious, friendly, and loving mother Ellen from my many trips to Cincinnati over the years and her...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By inactive user 02
Frank, Here is a release from Capt. Eric...

Frank,

Here is a release from Capt. Eric Dykman of the Julia Belle Swain dated 7, March 2014.

Hello Steamboat friends and family! We've been getting a lot of great and heartfelt messages...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 02-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,531
Posted By inactive user 02
Jo Ann, Don't worry about what you said. ...

Jo Ann,

Don't worry about what you said. The truth will set you free! Wether some people on these boards like it or not. We all know the truth and the fact this is a issue stemming out of a...
Forum: Steamboats & History 02-03-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,714
Posted By inactive user 02
The CITY OF WEST BEND was built in 1974 by John...

The CITY OF WEST BEND was built in 1974 by John Louck in West Bend, WI. She was originally operated by Meis Filter Products and operated in West Bend, WI until sold in 1977 to Jewel City Excursions...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 01-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By inactive user 02
Is this anything like ACL "eventually really"...

Is this anything like ACL "eventually really" putting the WASHINGTON calliope on the QUEEN OF THE MISSISSIPPI?

I believe AQSC had an agreement to purchase the boat when they made the first...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 01-06-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By inactive user 02
I got mine yesterday (got the mail from my son...

I got mine yesterday (got the mail from my son from while I was gone). It is wonderful! What a great issue! Of course, I had to read it cover to cover at one seating (cause I have no restraint...
Forum: Steamboats & History 01-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,602
Posted By inactive user 02
As I read it the first thing that went through my...

As I read it the first thing that went through my mind is who has the kind of money it would take to get a flat-bottomed riverboat to Provincetown? And what are they smoking to think it would be...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 01-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,276
Posted By inactive user 02
This ought to be a very fun early winter event...

This ought to be a very fun early winter event for steamboaters to attend which can also benefit the museum. There is no cost to attend, just please RSVP so Mr. Bliss can plan enough goodies for...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 12-26-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,531
Posted By inactive user 02
I read this article with shock. When the DELTA...

I read this article with shock. When the DELTA QUEEN was getting her exemption in the Congress we knew that American Cruise Line was up to no good when the Representatives in Connecticut and Maryland...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 11-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,613
Posted By inactive user 02
Dale, I am getting the impression you are...

Dale,

I am getting the impression you are favoring ACL over the DQ here. ACL may have a bit of money at stake…but, turning your back on steamboats on a steamboat site? Oh wait, I just realized...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-31-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,613
Posted By inactive user 02
Dale, It looks like this is another...

Dale,

It looks like this is another American Cruise Lines operation. If you read between the lines and check them out, their shipyard is finishing the boat (not building it) and it looks like a...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-15-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,451
Posted By inactive user 02
Matthew, If they are all managed right and...

Matthew,

If they are all managed right and operated properly, there IS room on the Mississippi River System for everyone. The key is each being able to attract it's own customer base.

With...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 09-27-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,496
Posted By inactive user 02
Judy, I couldn't have said it better myself....

Judy,

I couldn't have said it better myself.

Representatives Elijah Cummings D-MD and John Garamendi D-CA both took pot shots at the DQ falsely claiming she does not have sprinklers, nor does...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-26-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By inactive user 02
Judy, Happy Steamboatin' Birthday! Hope to...

Judy,

Happy Steamboatin' Birthday! Hope to see you on the UMR over the next three weeks!

Travis
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 09-26-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,496
Posted By inactive user 02
Paul, I couldn't agree more. The more the...

Paul,

I couldn't agree more. The more the merrier! There is room for all of us out here and we will all do things different. In reality it gives passengers more opportunities to see things...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-16-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By inactive user 02
JULIA BELLE SWAIN returns to La Crosse

Good afternoon all,

Just thought I would share this promising news about the Str. JULIA BELLE SWAIN. Not that I know much...but, the news casters in La Crosse are passing this along.

Julia...
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