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Forum: Steamboats & History 09-27-2015, 02:20 PM
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Views: 543
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Some interesting history on the demise of eastern coastal steamboats

This interesting article appears in today's Bangor Daily News:

Mishaps marked decline of coastal steamboats a century ago — Living — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-16-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,815
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Hi Mark! It's great to see you appear here. I...

Hi Mark! It's great to see you appear here. I well remember working with you on the Ohio during my 10 year tenure with BB Riverboats. All the best from another old river man...Jazzou
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-02-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jazzou Jones
American Queen

Greetings fellow steamboat enthusiasts! There is still room on board the American Queen passenger loyalty round trip out of New Orleans February 27 to March 7. Charlene Corris has worked with AQSC...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,231
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Hey Keith, I'll be one of the visitors. ...

Hey Keith,

I'll be one of the visitors. Looking forward to seeing you and the Howard!

Jazzou
Forum: Steamboats & History 12-14-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jazzou Jones
That is a great picture, Keith, and thanks for...

That is a great picture, Keith, and thanks for posting this treasure. Nothing says "contentment" more than seeing these two grand ladies rocking above the paddlewheel on an idyllic summer afternoon...
Forum: Steamboats & History 12-11-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jazzou Jones
So very sorry I will not be able to be at...

So very sorry I will not be able to be at Virginia's memorial service aboard the Belle of Cincinnati on Monday. Please know I will be there in spirit. Gayle Hindman gave me the news of dear...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 11-17-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Steamboating entertainer makes national headlines!

On the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address, guess who will deliver the timeless speech at the place where Lincoln gave it originally? None other than our own Mr. Lincoln, Jim Getty, who has...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-29-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Here is a link to Ed's obituary in the Baton...

Here is a link to Ed's obituary in the Baton Rouge Advocate:

R. Edwin Ed Taylor Obituary: View R. Taylor's Obituary by The Advocate...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-29-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jazzou Jones
The passing of a steamboatin' celebrity

Ed Taylor, Cajun humorist and storyteller passed away this morning in Baton Rouge after a brief period of declining health. It was always a delight to welcome Ed and his lovely wife, Fran on board...
Forum: Steamboats & History 05-13-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,226
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Happy Birthday, Keith - to one fine guy and...

Happy Birthday, Keith - to one fine guy and devoted river historian, musician and friend. Virtual Happy Birthday to you from all the calliope keyboards I miss playing these days!

And thanks for...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-12-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,929
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Jo Ann, This is a remarkable statement you...

Jo Ann,

This is a remarkable statement you have made - straight from your heart:

" I can envision the DELTA QUEEN running the rivers again. I can hear the laughter in the Texas Lounge. I can...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-08-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,188
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Have a wonderful time reliving the legend, Annie!...

Have a wonderful time reliving the legend, Annie! The folks who attend this reunion are in for a treat. Be sure to play "Deep Night" for me. Happy Steamboating!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-18-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jazzou Jones
By the way, this will be on the American Queen ...

By the way, this will be on the American Queen :-)
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-17-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jazzou Jones
PSSOA - alive and well and ready to roll!

September 6-13, St. Louis to Memphis is a PSSOA DQSC reunion trip and I am honored to have been confirmed as a guest entertainer on board, joining the ranks with Captain Doc Hawley, Karen "Toots"...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 10-04-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jazzou Jones
The Delta Queen's 85th Anniversary and beyond

The sale of the Delta Queen to Wayne and Judy Heller is imminent and Randy and Leah Ann Ingram have been hosting them on the vessel as they look things over. Nothing is yet determined as to whether...
Forum: Steamboats & History 10-02-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,504
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Suzanne, I always thought you'd make a great...

Suzanne, I always thought you'd make a great Riverlorian! Well, in this case - a Locklorian.
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 09-29-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,425
Posted By Jazzou Jones
This is pretty exciting news! Cynthia will be on...

This is pretty exciting news! Cynthia will be on board the Delta Queen during the November 8-12 reunion and 85th birthday celebration. She will be giving presentations and will be happy to sign...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-11-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,629
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Certainly one place where navigation conditions...

Certainly one place where navigation conditions can be way more unpredictable than on the river, is up here off the rock bound coast of Maine. It's often the case that seas are too rough for the ACL...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-11-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,098
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Delta Queen Reunion Birthday Party

Check out the Facebook posting by Charlene and contact her to make plans to attend this wonderful birthday party on board the Delta Queen. Hope to see you in Chattanooga in November!

Delta Queen...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 07-01-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 30,934
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Travis, all excellent points!

Travis, all excellent points!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-01-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Glad to have another 29ther to add to the...

Glad to have another 29ther to add to the celebrating!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-01-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Keith, I think I'm still recovering from the...

Keith, I think I'm still recovering from the original 21 Schwartz salute that took place on June 29, 1993 in the Paddlewheel Lounge.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-29-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By Jazzou Jones
It's that day again!

I wonder if there is another day in the year when so many river folks are celebrating their birthdays? Happy birthday to Jo Ann Schoen, Pat Traynor, Chief Tad Kornecki, Mate Dave Hardesty, Baseball...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-24-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,621
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Happy birthday to you, Lexie!

Happy birthday to you, Lexie!
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-13-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,208
Posted By Jazzou Jones
Ha! Ha! No longer, Matt, but still wearing the...

Ha! Ha! No longer, Matt, but still wearing the sling when I'm not tickling the ivories.
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