Paddlewheel Steamboat Picture Galleries
This Steamboats Picture Galleries are representing most of today's still existing paddlewheel steamboats in the US and Canada. Most of them are not active steamboats any more but land-based, museum boats or converted to diesel. Some of the steamers are still active, though.
The legendary Greene Line boat, now Delta Queen Steambat Co., built 1924 - 1927.
Second boat of the Delta Queen Steamboat Co, built in 1973-75, scrapped in 2011.
Built 1914 as Idlewild, later named Avalon; now based in Louisville, KY.
1918-built towboat; Ohio River Museum at Marietta, OH.
Biggest boat on the rivers, built in 1994.
Extraordinarily beautiful boat built in 1971, steam powered.
1975 build sternwheeler cruising in the harbor of New Orleans.
Romantic, old-style showboat on the Muskingum River in Marietta, OH.
The last remaining historic paddlewheel steamboat on the Yukon River, today on display as a museum ship at Whitehore, Y.T.
Remainings of a historic sternwheel steamboat at Carcross, Yukon Territory, after she burnt down in 1990.
Former diesel towboat from 1926, close to the W. P. Snyder jr. at Marietta, OH.
1916-built ferry boat, now landing bridge for the Twilight at Le Claire, Iowa.
Former towboat Omar, renamed Rhododendron, now museum and show boat at Clinton, Iowa.
Former S. S. Thorpe, now serving as living steamboat museum at Keokuk, Iowa.
Towboat; Mississippi River Museum at Dubuque, Iowa.
Wooden hull towboat of 1890, now at the Buffalo Bill Museum at Le Claire, Iowa.
Built 1934, now part of the Mississippi River Museum at Dubuque, Iowa.
former Sidewheeler of 1933, last use as casino boat.
Sister of the Delta Queen; now restaurant in Old Sacramento, California.
1938 built Streckfuss boat, now serving as casino.
towboat from 1921.
Towboat, built in 1923; in service for 77 years until December 2000.
Historic Showboat of 1909.
Packet boat, built 1925; some remainings of the hull still existing.
Historic Showboat of 1923.
Work boat from the Army Corps or Engineers, now part of an exhibit at Hannibal Locks & Dam on the Ohio River.
historic Ohio River ferry boat from 1935.