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Paddlewheeling
April 3, 2007 4:37 AM   Subscribe

Looking for a life on the Mississippi? Why not build your own live-aboard sternwheel riverboat? (The site layout is atrocious, but patient perusal reveals articles, pictorals and links that should set you daydreaming... )
posted by Slap*Happy (3 comments total)

 
"We began with a pile of steel."

Hee hee. Nifty post!
posted by Miko at 6:00 AM on April 3, 2007


Awesome. My great grandmother was one of the few woman riverboat pilots on the Missouri River (a legacy she inherited from her husband). You'd have to boil down a dozen people nowadays to get the same substance in one of those people.
posted by Burhanistan at 6:51 AM on April 3, 2007


Cool post, and Burhistan; your great grandmother sounds like a real interesting person.
posted by Harald74 at 12:16 AM on April 4, 2007


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