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    • Quincy Bay from Riverview Park

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Views; Quincy, Illinois
    • Quincy Bay from Riverview Park. Boats visible on the bay are the Frontenac, G. W. Hill, and the Frontenac Excursion Barge. The Frontenac was a sternwheel rafter build in Minnesota in 1896, which handled a large excursion barge named the...
    • St. Louis

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • St. Louis. Several boats had this name, but this is believed to be the sternwheel packet built in Pennsylvania in 1855. Ran from Pittsburgh to St. Louis, then was sold to the war effort. Burned July 18, 1864. A sidewheel boat named St. Louis...
    • Mark Twain

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Mark Twain. Believed to be a sternwheel packet built in Indiana in 1872, originally named Business. There was a sidewheeler named Mark Twain, built in Indiana in 1873, originally named Elon G. Smith, that was a harborboat at St. Louis. Exterior...
    • Capitol, Excursion Steamer

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Capitol, excursion steamer of the Streckfus Line, preparing to dock at Quincy, Illinois. The Capitol was converted from the sternwheel packet Dubuque in 1920. She spent most summers in St. Paul and winters in New Orleans, with various trips...
    • Saint Paul

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Saint Paul, Diamond Jo Line. St. Louis, Dubuque, Saint Paul. Sternwheel packet built in St. Louis in 1883. Later rebuilt at Dubuque in 1903. Exterior photo of boat on Mississippi River with shore visible behind. B/w, 10" x 8".
    • Steamer Sidney and G. W. Hill

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Steamer Sidney, along with G. W. Hill, taking a boat load of passengers through the Keokuk locks for the first time, June 1913. Sidney was a sternwheel steamer built in West Virginia in 1880. Later it was sold to the Diamond Jo Line, then to...
    • Gordon C. Greene

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Gordon C. Greene, sternwheel packet originally built in Indiana in 1923 as the Cape Girardeau. Greene Line acquired her in 1935 and used her for several routes including St. Louis to St. Paul. Later named Sarah Lee, and then River Queen and used...

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