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Towboat on the Ohio

James E. Casto

Towboat on the Ohio

by James E. Casto

  • 89 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio River Valley,
  • Ohio River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Towboats -- Ohio River Valley.,
    • Ohio River Valley -- Commerce -- History.,
    • Ohio River Valley -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-174) and index.

      StatementJames E. Casto.
      SeriesThe Ohio River Valley series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3155 .C37 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 189 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1115572M
      ISBN 100813119162
      LC Control Number94041605
      OCLC/WorldCa31435415

      And in he compiled Way’s Packet Directory, – Passenger Steamboats of the Mississippi River System since the Advent of Photography in Mid-Continent America (Ohio University Press), one of the seven books he wrote on American rivers and the history of steamboats and their crews, and subsequently revised with a new foreword by. Mar 3, - Explore Chuck's board "Towboats" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Tug boats, Barge, Tow boat pins.

      The captain of the towboat Ernest T. Weir going down the Ohio River from Gallipolis 1 negative: safety ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller. Contributor: Siegel, Arthur S. Date: Rutter served with the th Bomb Group in the Southwest Pacific and completed sixty-three missions over New Guinea and the Philippines. After a career in the insurance industry, he retired to Marietta, Ohio.

        This photo from the Collection of Bob Graham shows a towboat on the Ohio River as a pair of train cars sit on the tracks along side. The undated photo shows the area between the then Pomeroy-Mason Bridge and downtown Pomeroy as it was many years ago. TowBoatUS Lorain Lake Erie TowBoat & Salvage LLC. Lorain, OH ()


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Towboat on the Ohio by James E. Casto Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jim Casto's book recalls our attention to the life of the mighty Ohio in a personal and easy style. His book is a valuable addition to the lore and literature of the Towboat on the Ohio book River."―Dan Lacy, Ashland Oil, Inc.

"Interweaving Ohio River history among his firsthand accounts of towboat travel and life, Towboat on the Ohio kept me turning the pages."―/5(6).

The same can be said of the Ohio. As engaging as it is informative, Towboat on the Ohio tells one of the many stories of the busy, hardworking Ohio River. James E. Casto, associate editor of the Huntington Herald-Dispatch, has written articles on the Ohio River for several periodicals.

Jim Casto's book recalls our attention to the life of the mighty Ohio in a personal and easy style. His book is a valuable addition to the lore and literature of the Ohio River." — Dan Lacy, Ashland Oil, Inc. "Interweaving Ohio River history among his firsthand accounts of towboat travel and life, Towboat on the Ohio keptBrand: University Press of Kentucky.

Towboat on the Ohio - James E. Casto - Google Books To get a personal look at what it is like to work on the Ohio River, newspaperman James E. Casto spent eight days aboard the Blazer as it. Towboat on the Ohio. [James E Casto] -- "To get a personal look at what it's like to work on the Ohio River, newspaperman James E.

Casto spent eight days aboard the Blazer as it traveled the Ohio from Huntington, West Virginia, to. The Paul G. Blazer, a gleaming white towboat owned and operated by Ashland Oil, pushes a group -- or "tow," as the rivermen call it -- of nine barges on this trip.

Along the way, Casto introduces us to Captain Ronnie Davis, pilot Ronnie Burge, engineer Steve Bellomy, the mates, the deckhands, and the cook, as well as the river itself, the life and the beauty that are the : James E.

Casto. Download PDF Towboat On The Ohio book full free. Towboat On The Ohio available for download and read online in other formats. PDF Book Download Full PDF eBook Free Download Towboat on the Ohio tells one of the many stories of the busy, hardworking Ohio River.

Life on the Ohio. James Coomer — Social Science. Author: James Coomer. Book Description: To get a personal look at what it is like to work on the Ohio River, newspaperman James E.

Casto spent eight days aboard the Blazer as it traveled the Ohio from Huntington, West Virginia, to Pittsburgh, up the Allegheny and the Mongahela, and then back to Huntington. Towboats On The Ohio River. K likes. A page for towboaters, towboat enthusiasts, and people who just love the river to share their photos of towboats and people working on the Ohio River.

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Ingram Towboats On The River. Fan Page. American Waterways Operators. Nonprofit Organization. Southern Cerakote. Sports & Recreation. King's House. Religious Organization. Piggyback Smokers, LLC. Jim Casto's book recalls our attention to the life of the mighty Ohio in a personal and easy style.

His book is a valuable addition to the lore and literature of the Ohio River." -- Dan Lacy, Ashland Oil, Inc. "Interweaving Ohio River history among his firsthand accounts of towboat travel and life, Towboat on the Ohio kept me turning the pages.". So I must depend on you and others with an interest in towboats for most of the photos displayed in my Towboat Gallery.

If you have good photographs you have taken of towboats on the Mississippi, or the Ohio, or any of the Western Rivers, and you would like them displayed here, send them to me via an e-mail attachment, and I will post them. Format: Hardcover The author, the assistant editor of a West Virginia newspaper, got himself an invitation to join the eight-day journey on an Ohio River towboat for a first-hand observation of the lives and routines of towboat crewmen.

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Poxalij. [Free Read] Towboat on the Ohio (Ohio River Valley Series) Full Online. Yfzxnzjuv. Towboat on the Ohio by James E. Casto,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). American Commercial Barge Lines’ Mike A. Nadicksbernd, an uninspected ’5”x35’2”x12’ towboat, allided Wednesday with Lock and Dam 52 on the Ohio River, about mi.

downstream of Brookport, Ill. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders received a report that the vessel was pinned to the lock wall and had begun taking on water.

Towboat seems a misnomer. These boats push, rather than pull. However, back in the day, towing was done with mules, so this is an improvement. Barges & Tug Boats on the Ohio River. Marietta south bound, Parkersburg south bound, and flanking long bottom. Willow Island running 45 ft in the first two clips, Belleville running 70 ft in the third clip.

Working as a steersman on. A pusher, pusher craft, pusher boat, pusher tug, or towboat, is a boat designed for pushing barges or car the United States, the industries that use these vessels refer to them as vessels are characterized by a square bow, a shallow draft, and typically have knees, which are large plates mounted to the bow for pushing barges of various heights.

WELCOME, TO TUGBOAT A COLLECTIVE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION FOR THE HISTORY OF TUGBOATS, TUG COMPANIES AND THEIR OWNERS. Please Select from the alphabet below, the first letter of a Company name and you will be linked to a listing of vessels we have on file for that respective fleet.

Our team of licensed captains and salvage masters are committed to providing the highest level of towing services. ** TOWBOAT US ** Sandusky,Ohio ** ** ** [email protected] **.The Ohio is a beautiful river with amazing scenery.

I have traveled the entire miles of the Ohio River several times. I have explored it by canoe, cabin cruiser, deck boat, steamboat and towboat.

Some are wary of going out on the Ohio River. The following three factors come up in conversations as to why. The “Bettye M. Jenkins” towboat approaches the Natchez Bridge over the Mississippi River. Heather McClelland. Captain Deckard says this two-year contract alone is a 3 million ton job.