St. Louis is noted for its roots with the Mississippi River. Recently snapped
several pictures of a stern wheeler passing through St. Louis. The boat was in transit
from LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Knoxville, Tenn. Captain Greg and seaman Tom were leaving from Hoppy's in Kimmswick, Missouri. This is an actual (working) stern wheel paddle boat a replica from a by gone era. For some great paintings of Mississippi and Missouri River paddle boats check out Posted by Picasa