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    Default Why Were Paddlewheels Painted Red ??

    Greetings From New Orleans ,
    During the dinner and drinks with Capt. Doc Hawley and friends , I posed to him the question , " Why were steamboat paddlewheels painted red " and without hesitation he told me that .................................................. .....
    Do you know ? I didn't but made perfect sense .
    Smooth Sailing !
    Ted Davisson
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