The following article recently appeared in an issue of The S&D Reflector. It was written by Judy Patsch. Subscriptions to The S&D Reflector can be purchased here on our website.
Doc Hawley and I drove over to Houma, LA on April 22 to visit the DELTA QUEEN and Capt. Mike Williams. She is not hard to find, quite obvious as you come over the Prospect Avenue Bridge (LA 3087). She has quite a bit of land separating her from… Continue reading
The following article appeared in the September 2014 issue of The S&D Reflector. It was written by John “Corky” Bickel. Subscriptions to The S&D Reflector can be purchased here on our website.
I don’t remember when I was not wild about steamboats. My father, John P. Bickel, grew up the son of a grocer in the small northeast Iowa river town of McGregor. One of his jobs was to accompany my grandfather delivering groceries to steamboats making regular stops… Continue reading