Friday, July 17, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Steamboat American Queen Passes Under Bridge With Inches to Spare

Watch your heads! Check out this video showing the American Queen, the largest steamboat ever built, passing under the Illinois Central Railroad Bridge in Cairo, Illinois while southbound on the...

July 17, 2015
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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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Maritime Monday for January 14th, 2013: 7 Days of Unalloyed Delight; Das Segelschiff Preußen and Soo Locks

Bob Clampett’s Beany and Cecil, No. 5, July-September 1963 Beany and Cecil first appeared as a hand puppet TV show in the late 40’s created by Bob Clampett.  The puppet...

January 12, 2013
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Sunday, November 27, 2011
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Maritime Monday for November 28, 2011

sussex / hastings: blessing of the sea – Anything Goes England; vintage postcards; LARGE Fog Signalling at Sea – A postcard from “The Star Series – G.D. & D., London”.-...

November 27, 2011
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Saturday, October 29, 2011
Voith SteamTrac
Maritime News

The Return of Steam Propulsion? Voith Says Yes.

For decades the use of steam propulsion has been phased out by monstrous low and medium speed diesels as well as specialized diesel electric systems. But steadily increasing fossil fuel...

October 29, 2011
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Sunday, August 7, 2011
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Maritime Monday; week ending Aug 7

Marian Dilan. Noise Pop and isotope vynil dreams (mariandilan.com) – via darksilenceinsuburbia Mick Jagger and Brian Jones by Linda McCartney – pistolface via bluewaterblackheart Shark Week 1778: John Singleton Copley,...

August 7, 2011
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Sunday, July 17, 2011
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Maritime Monday; week ending July 17, 2011

Amazing Stories was an American science fiction magazine launched in April 1926 by Hugo Gernsback‘s Experimenter Publishing. It was the first magazine devoted solely to science fiction, and helped define...

July 17, 2011
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