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Forum: Steamboats & History 03-04-2008, 09:02 PM
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Posted By David Tschiggfrie
Whoops! Mea culpa -- the date on the Eagle Point...

Whoops! Mea culpa -- the date on the Eagle Point Boatyard photo with the ST. PAUL being remodeled is 1903, not 1894 as I posted above. It was in that year that the after 24 feet of the hull was...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-04-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
Judy, your picture is very similar to the one I...

Judy, your picture is very similar to the one I am trying to post, but no, it is not the same one. In your photo, the paddlewheel housing has already been completed, and in mine, it has not yet been...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-04-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
Here goes. If all works out, you should see a...

Here goes. If all works out, you should see a photo below that was taken from the old Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge in 1894 showing the Diamond Jo steamer ST. PAUL on the marine ways at Eagle Point...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-04-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
The first photo in Part 2 of the pictures shows...

The first photo in Part 2 of the pictures shows the gigantic hull of the SPRAGUE on the day of her launch, December 4, 1901. Notice that her cylinder timbers do not extend all the way aft to the...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-04-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
First of all, thank you Carmen for helping me...

First of all, thank you Carmen for helping me post these four pictures. My lack of computer savvy is pretty obvious! The first view shows the BETSY ANN raising steam in the DBBCo yards prior to her...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-03-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
Annie, As per our phone conversation, the...

Annie,

As per our phone conversation, the Eagle Point Boatyard was located at the foot of the bluff just below the location of present-day Lock and Dam #11 at Dubuque. Adjacent to the boatyard...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-01-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
Sorry that the last two photos didn't post. I've...

Sorry that the last two photos didn't post. I've resized them, and will try again. Still didn't upload them. I guess they're in the wrong format, and I'll have to wait until Jonathan is home to...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-01-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,550
Posted By David Tschiggfrie
Well, here's a contribution or two from Mile 579...

Well, here's a contribution or two from Mile 579 on the Upper Mississippi. All these shots were taken in the Ice Harbor at the yards of Iowa Iron Works/Dubuque Boat and Boiler Co. founded in 1870 as...
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