Classic Steamboats on the Mississippi & Ohio Rivers.
Through rare archival film footage, this program examines the history of steamboats on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers from the 1920s to today! You'll view steam-powered tow, packet, excursion and ore boats; Herbert Hoover's 1929 trip; the Gordon C. Greene, the last of the passenger packet boats; a preview of the Delta Queen's 75th anniversary celebration; and much more. Color and B&W, 1 hr. 27 min.