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Paul Pless
12-19-2014, 06:00 PM
and with so much going deserving of its own thread


Kansas City, 1934

http://40.media.tumblr.com/4f832d3413067271c79d6a50903fc435/tumblr_n4do6n44Ia1swsqnco1_1280.jpg

Dumah
12-19-2014, 06:17 PM
When, Paul?


Dumah

Paul Pless
12-19-2014, 06:20 PM
1934

Dumah
12-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Thank you Paul.

Dumah

Dumah
12-19-2014, 07:07 PM
Got details on the tug? Build date, final fate, etc.?

Dumah

Michael D. Storey
12-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Lookit all those guys standing on the balcony watching her Even then, when it was common, still a sight to see

Willin'
12-20-2014, 01:12 PM
Must have been a bear to maneuver with just a stern wheel for power, even without a tow.

Bob Adams
12-20-2014, 02:28 PM
Must have been a bear to maneuver with just a stern wheel for power, even without a tow.

I imagine she had flanking rudders, would help a bit.

Gerarddm
12-20-2014, 03:05 PM
Wow, a WORKING stern-wheeler, not just a tourist tourer.

I have sometimes wondered why somebody hasn't built a historic replica of Rob't E. Lee, or another example from the heyday of stern-wheelers. If they can build a replica of Mayflower, why not an indigenous American type? I understand some were very opulent.

Rich Jones
12-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Not a whole lotta freeboard on the Mark Twain, is there?

Gordon Bartlett
12-21-2014, 08:17 AM
Perhaps this was some sort of special event? Hard to believe people lined the banks of the river every time a barge went by.