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Big Target

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The skipper saw the picture of this big target when he first entered the Navy Aviation Museum.  For those who know that the skipper served aboard a submarine, he would remind you that the Navy only has…

Chilled to the Bone

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! After sitting out traveling for the first three days of the week due to the cold temperatures, lows in the 20’s and highs only in the 40’s, the crew took off Thursday morning.  It was so cold…

Slow Go Down the Tenn-Tom

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! US snag boat the Montgomery She was the last steam powered sternwheeler to ply the inland waterways of the south.  She was built in 1926.  As a snag boat, she removed trees, sunken logs, and other debris…

Spirit of Courage

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The flow out of the Fulton Dam, mile 391 on the Tenn-Tom Waterway xIncmedia has come aboard as our latest virtual crew member by following the blog.  Welcome Aboard! Hope you brought some warm clothes because it…

Kold Kentucky Lake

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Welcome aboard to Greg & Doreen, thanks for taking the time to follow the adventures of Still Waters II. It was also a blast cruising down the Mississippi River to Green Turtle Bay with you.  Have a…

That Was Easy

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Self Made Man at the Henry Lay Sculpture Garden outside Louisiana, Missouri. Seems to be a good metaphor for doing the Loop.  Just chip away at it one day at a time, and about a year later…

Set Sail from Sunset

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Mary took this picture with three Looper boats on the dock at Quincy Boat Club.  (left to right: Gammel Dansk, Still Waters II, Blurred Lines) Summary of week: After the Locks re-opened on Wednesday, the crew set…

Maybe Next Week

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The Fulton “De Immigrant” Windmill was manufactured in the Netherlands, shipped to Fulton, and then assembled by Dutch craftsman.  The windmill is fully functional and connected to a mill that can grind about 1 bushel of grain…

Patience? Are You Kidd’n Me?

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Rob@quincy has come aboard as our latest virtual crew member.  You can join Rob and the others by following the blog.  Welcome Aboard Rob! Still Waters II at the dock while the crew visits the National Eagle…

End of Navigation

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! We have passed the milestone of 50 virtual crew members aboard Still Waters II.  You might have to scoot over some to make room for: Susana S., blgOtaylor, Iayla R., Karl.  Welcome Aboard, and enjoy the ride…

Das Beste! Oktoberfest

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! Grandad Bluff overlooking La Crosse Mark Twain Quote of the Week In honor of our elected officials in Washington, DC. Summary of week: This past week the crew made way from Le Claire to La Crosse making…

Respect the Rust

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! We had two more folks come aboard as virtual crew members and join the adventure by following the blog.  Welcome Aboard Patrick J. and Tom K.!! The crew visited Antique Archaeology in Le Claire, Iowa Mark Twain…

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