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By Annie Amantea Blum,Foreword by John N. Hoover

ISBN-10: 1467125083

ISBN-13: 9781467125086

ISBN-10: 1540215369

ISBN-13: 9781540215369

John Streckfus all started his small Acme corporation in 1889 with one wood packet boat, the steamer Verne Swain, out of Rock Island, Illinois, wearing humans and items at the Mississippi River. His company grew, yet every year introduced festival from the turning out to be railroads. He made up our minds that day trip boats have been the single strategy to compete. He outfitted the steamer J.S. in 1901 and �tramped� her from city to city supplying tours and dance cruises. through 1910, the corporate comprised 4 boats and an workplace in St. Louis and provided day trip cruises at the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. The flagship, the steamer Admiral, was once some distance above the others. She supplied tours, enjoyable, and stories for nearly forty years.

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