Delta Queen (II)

Matt Hurley at Weapons of Mass Discussion concludes “It is amazing that this situation hasn’t been fixed yet…”  I totally agree–it seems obvious to me that grounding the Delta Queen is the wrong thing to do. Everyone wants safety, of course, but the rules, as I understand them, were mostly written for ocean-going vessels, which are larger and nowhere near land. I admit I’m biased, but good grief, it’s ridiculous that something can’t be worked out. WMD also contains the text from a letter Rep. Boehner wrote in support of the Delta Queen’s nomination to the National Trust’s 11 Most Endangered List. “

Categories: Cool Old Places, Historic Preservation

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