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Alan's Factory Outlet - 53 types of boats and ships illustrated to scale.
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America’s Central Port - America’s Central Port, formerly known as Tri-City Regional Port District, is strategically located in the heart of the U.S. on the Mississippi River and adjacent to an excellent highway system. The Port, and its tenants, offer a wide range of services and facilities, including: barge, rail and truck commodity transfer; industrial, commercial and residential development sites; and warehouse and commercial lease opportunities.
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American Sternwheel Association - The American Sternwheel Association (ASA) is an educational and social organization dedicated to the proliferation of paddlewheel vessels. To accomplish this goal, the ASA attempts to inform the public about advantages, typical uses, uniqueness and other reasons for owning a paddlewheel boat.
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American Victory Mariners Memorial & Museum Ship - An unforgettable journey through America’s maritime history.
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American Waterways Operators - The leading national advocate for the tugboat, towboat, and barge industry. The American Waterways Operators is the national trade association representing the owners and operators of tugboats, towboats, and barges serving the waterborne commerce of the United States. Its mission is to promote the long term economic soundness of the industry, and to enhance the industry’s ability to provide safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible transportation, through advocacy, public information, and the establishment of safety standards.
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Belle of Louisville & Spirit of Jefferson - The official website for the Belle of Louisville and Spirit of Jefferson. Get the latest on steamboat races, public cruises, private charters, and more.
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Boat Docking - Close Quarters Maneuvering for Small Craft - by Charles Low - Boat Docking explains everything you could possibly want to know about how to dock a boat.
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Boat Photo Museum - Dan Owen’s hobby of photography and collecting boat photos developed into a part-time business as he began supplying photos to other hobbyists and coworkers. His collection now includes more than 52,000 photographs (primarily black/white) of over 18,800 different inland towboats and coastal tugs. Over the years several thousand individuals, companies and hobbyists have contributed boat photos, which he has incorporated into his collection, while others have willed their entire collection to him.
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Daily Online Shipping News - A trade and transportation industry website.
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Dick’s Towboat Gallery - Featuring towboats on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.
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Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping - Information on Great Lakes cargo, a photo gallery, Great Lakes shipwreck files, museum, calendar of events and MUCH, MUCH MORE!
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Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association - Building, promoting, & protecting the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway since 1905. The mission of the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association is to ensure the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway is maintained, operated and improved to provide the safest, most efficient, economical and environmentally-sound water transportation route in our nation, serving petrochemical facilities, refineries, farms, mines, ports, commercial fisheries, recreation and more.
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Hartford, John - A special memorial page in memory of John Hartford, 1937-2001, plus the original johnhartford.com music, video, CD, and photographs.
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HeartLand Boating - Monthly magazine for recreational boaters on lakes and rivers in America’s heartland.
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Inland Marine Radio History Archive Collecting, preserving, and presenting the history of radio’s use on the Great Lakes and Mississippi River system.
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Life on the River - David Estrada’s Mississippi River site shares his real life account of working and living on towboats and riverboats on the rivers of this land. His river site includes stories, pictures, and general information about his experiences as a deckhand and tankerman on towboats over the past four years on the river.
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Louisville Business Directory - InsideLouisville.com - Louisville KY Business Directory.
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National Waterways Conference, Inc. - From the nation’s earliest days, low-cost water transportation has allowed America to grow and prosper. But unsound Federal waterways proposals often threaten the country’s economic growth. The National Waterways Conference was founded to ensure adequate waterways investment and to encourage a sensible approach to user taxes and fees.
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Ocean Tug & Barge Engineering Corp. - The leader in AT/B engineering and design. See their gallery of photos of all sort of tugs and barges!
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Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) - The Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) is a dynamic trade organization focused on the issues and concerns most relevent to owners and operators of passenger vessels, manufacturers of maritime-related products and services, and other service companies dedicated to achieving a common goal… working to develop a superior business environment for all.
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Point Pleasant River Museum - The Point Pleasant River Museum focuses on river life and commercial enterprise on the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers.
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Port of New Orleans - Port of New Orleans facts, picture and description of Port facilities along the Mississippi River and the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, live photos of operations at various Port facilities, and real time database of current and pending vessels in Port. Very impressive site!
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Ports Association of Louisiana (PAL) - Founded in 1992, PAL is a nonprofit trade association formed to aid in the advancement of Louisiana ports, which, in turn, encourages economic development within the State of Louisiana.
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River Bill’s - A website for the Alton Pool boating community on the Mississippi River.
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River Discovery Center - Paducah, Kentucky - Dedicated to preserving the heritage of our rivers.
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River School - U.S. Coast Guard license preparation, professional development courses, and professional books and training videos.
The River School
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Riverbend Towatcher’s Logbook - A photographic record of towboat movements on the Upper Mississippi River from Alton to mile 25 on the Lower Illinois.
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Riverlorian - River Books & Programs by Riverlorian, Jerry Hay.
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Shove It With a Tow Boat! - T. J. Morgan’s Inland River Barging Industry website. River history, photos, river music, Mark Twain… you name it, he’s got it! A fun site to visit!
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Skimoil, Inc. - A specialty design/ manufacturer and distributor of marine and industrial pollution control equipment and systems. specializing in oil skimmers, oil water separators and waste minimization for the manufacturing, marine, petroleum, and utility industries.
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Steamboating the Rivers - Franz Neumeier’s site on steamboat history and facts. Listen to steamboat whistles and calliope sound! Great old and new photos!
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Superfoot - Mason’s Landing Lighthouse - Visit our castle! A lighthouse on the Ohio River at mile 717.5 which will display a lot of river items used in the area.
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Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority - Information and photographs on the waterway’s benefits including commerce & trade, industrial development, recreation tourism & retirement and environmental quality.
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Tulsa Port of Catoosa - The most inland ice-free river port in America! A full intermodal transportation center and a 2,000 acre industrial park, the Port is truly Oklahoma’s "Waterway to the World."
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Upper Monongahela River Association - The purpose of the Upper Monongahela River Association (UMRA) is to promote the general development of the Upper Monongahela River, primarily in West Virginia.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District - The New Orleans District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains federally sponsored navigation, flood control, hurricane protection and water resources development projects in 30,000 square miles of south central and coastal Louisiana.
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U. S. Coast Guard - Founded in the 1790’s as part of the Department of Treasury, the United States Coast Guard is now part of the Department of Transportation, protecting U.S. interests at home and around the world.
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U. S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office - The Coast Guard is one of the oldest organizations of the federal government and, until the Navy Department was established in 1798, they served as the nation’s only armed force afloat. They have continued to protect the nation throughout our long history and have served proudly in every one of the nation’s conflicts. Their national defense responsibilities remain one of their most important functions even today.
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W. Va. Towboat Photos - Towboat photos of W. Va. and others in alphabetical and chronological order.
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Waterways Journal - Weekly news magazine for river industry and river watchers (since 1887).
The Waterways Journal