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Thread: Possible Treasure Trove of ISLAND QUEEN Photos Found

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    Default Possible Treasure Trove of ISLAND QUEEN Photos Found

    A fellow named Jim Blackburn from Cincinnati posted a comment on a Facebook page saying he may have many photographs of both ISLAND QUEENs. Jim isn't savvy with a computer, but he did manage to send me three pics he copied with a camera or cell phone. Here's a couple exciting photos of passengers being disgorged at Coney Island and the boat departing the park. I hope I can get more photos of a better quality. He needs access to a scanner. Who knows what treasures he may have?
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    Any info on what is going on down at Markland Dam? Seems they have had two towboat incidents in the last two days one requiring a "recovery plan" which does not sound good?

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    The photo of the Big Liz leaving Coney is early on in her life. She is still sporting the pilothouse's copper dome which was given to a W.W.II scrap metal drive and still has the puddin's on her stacks.

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