Visual display of the Lone Star (Towboat, 1922-1967)

Lone Star (Towboat, 1922-1967)

  • 1966
  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Towboat
  • BUILT: 1922 at Rock Island, Illinois
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Acquired for the Buffalo Bill Museum in Le Claire, Iowa in September, 1967
  • OWNERS: Builders Sand and Gravel Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Glenn Johnson (master/pilot, 1967); William Horlas (engineer, 1967); Mrs. Glenn (Eleanor) Johnson (cook, 1967); Dick Schmidt (fireman/deckhand, 1967); Louis Chapman (fireman/deckhand, 1967)
  • RIVERS: Mississippi River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Ways - T1627; She was the last operating steam and sternwheel towboat on the Mississippi River. Her working life ended on August 28, 1967
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Photo taken from the I-80 bridge at Le Claire, Iowa in the summer of 1966
  • Lone Star (A)

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Date
  • 1966
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