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Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 10:05 PM
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Posted By David Gibson
Photos posted

Thanks!

The first photos of the Mississippi Queen in the Harvey Canal have been posted in another thread. They are not great quality because they were taken with a cellphone at dusk. Better ones...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 06:17 PM
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Posted By David Gibson
Yes & No

The Mississippi Queen is in the canal just North of the Boomtown complex and Boomtown Belle II vessel.

The Mississippi River Recycling / Bayou Steel / Arcelomittal scrapyard is to the South of the...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 04:58 PM
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Posted By David Gibson
Aha! The Canadian Connection!

Well well well!

It seems as though Arcelormittal, the Company that now owns the Bayou Steel scrapping facility off Bayou Road on the Harvey Canal has a CANADIAN operation ... "Arcelor Mines...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 04:37 PM
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Posted By David Gibson
When looking ...

use Google MAPS not Google EARTH as these two satellite views were taken at different times.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 04:25 PM
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Posted By David Gibson
Look for Bayou Road

The Harvey Canal scrapping facility appears to be located at the intersection of Peters Road (Hwy 3017) and Bayou Road just north of a pumping station. If you look at the satellite view and zoom in...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 01:36 PM
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Posted By David Gibson
Environmental?

Could the change in registry be related to environmental problems / asbestos? Perhaps as a way to go around EPA requirements?

After doing a bit more research I am of the belief the Mississippi...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-17-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,155
Posted By David Gibson
She is here ....

The Mississippi Queen rests in the Harvey Canal adjacent to Belle Chasse Marine about a quarter of a mile North of the Boomtown Casino complex. She is on the East side of the Canal. She looks...
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