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Funniest Dam Puns: Guttenberg

Wikipedia says: “There are 29 locks on the Upper Mississippi… there is a Lock 5 as well as a Lock 5A. …there is no Lock 23.” 12 more words


Crossings Accounting: Cassville Car Ferry

I really like ferries. Growing up, we would vacation in North Carolina’s Outer Banks and typically make at least one trip on the ferry from Hatteras to Ocracoke Island. 476 more words

Crossings Accounting

Steamboat Art: Guttenberg

Many public murals occupy multiple temporal locations at once, and this one in Guttenberg would seem to be a great example. It offers your typical post-industrial riverfront scene of happy whites enjoying recreational walking and sitting. 197 more words


Boats: Vessels of Freedom, Harbors of healing

Of course there were all of the usual go-fast boats, ski boats, cruisers, house boats, john boats, etc. during the Labor Day weekend.


Moods of the Mississippi

I never get tired of the sunrises on the river.



The Galaxy Club review

There is a little review of The Galaxy Club over at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library Blog.

I quote: “It’s addictive reading—funny, clever, quickly paced, and incredibly weird.”

Not Just a Typical Day on the River

Something is not right with these 2 tow boats and their barges.

Could the problem be this smoking load of coal?

Working on it….

This is going to take some time to resolve the problem. Going on 21 hours now.