The Delta Queen

Her Last Trip up the Ohio River

September 2-13, 2008

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The Delta Queen - retired after 80 years of successful navigation on American waterways

Delta Queen Exterior Details

Delta Queen Interior Details

The Crew at work - and friends at Dinner....

Enjoying the trip

DQ locks Through (photo courtesy John Weise)

Ever-changing River views

Towboats and tows on the Ohio - 1000 ft long; 4000-6000 HP engines

Ports of Call

Clarksville, KY

Boarding the DQ at Clarksville, Kentucky

First stop: Dover, Tennessee - a walk through town

Paducah, KY

Paducah, Kentucky - wonderful murals on the flood walls

Henderson, KY

Henderson, Kentucky - Audubon's Home Nature Center

Madison, Indiana
Madison, Indiana -An old time Saddlery

Cincinatti, Ohio

Cincinatti, Ohio - Union Station and more

Roebling Bridge - Cincinatti OH

Cincinnati - September 8 - 6:05 am - The John Roebling Bridge

Willow Island Lock and Dam

Willow Island Lock and Dam - Land tour & Locking through

Maysville KY

Maysville, Kentucky

Point Pleasant, WV

Point Pleasant, West Virginia

DQ at Mariettta OH

Marietta, Ohio

Wheeling, West Virginia

Wheeling Bridge

The Wheeling Suspension Bridge - Built in 1849 - 1010 foot span

Many bridges, old and new

Seen along the way.........

Last Stop - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"All Ashore that's Going Ashore"

20 June 2009

Photos on this page and in the associated Picasa albums copyright Pete Ambler