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Forum: Steamboats & History 07-25-2008, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Phillip Johnson
Calliope

Travis,

When was the DQ's calliope inverted per say from how it used to be, where the larger whistles were on the outer ends and smaller ones in the middle, as where now its exactly the opposite. ...
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-20-2008, 09:52 PM
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Posted By Phillip Johnson
Notice between this photo and Judy's photo she...

Notice between this photo and Judy's photo she lost the center column combining two windows into one larger one on the wheelhouse. I always liked the looks of the smaller windows, waffled paneled...
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-20-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,071
Posted By Phillip Johnson
So her wheel wasn't always red in GL service? I...

So her wheel wasn't always red in GL service? I know it was black in CA when under the cover, but just assumed it was red once the Green's started running her. There's another one Bruno...any of...
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-18-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,071
Posted By Phillip Johnson
Capstan

Ok Judy may have answered a new question that arose. Someone told me long ago the thruster was steam...which was difficult for me to beleive b/c knowing a little about engineering I couldn't imagine...
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-18-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,071
Posted By Phillip Johnson
A couple DQ tidbits..

Reading Capt. Way's book published in 1951 is always a joy and I recently picked it up again. Just the perspective makes it so enjoyable because the vast majority of the ole gal's history had yet to...
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