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February 20, 2009

STEAMBOAT’S A COMIN…

From my office desk on Gravier Street in New Orleans, I could hear the sounds of the famous calliope of the Delta Queen as she prepared to leave her dock on the Mississippi and head up stream.

It was always a festive affair from jazz music and banjos to the fantastic sound of the paddlewheel as she began her outward journey. … Read the rest