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The Steamboat "Virginia"

(also Steel City/East St. Louis/Island Belle/Greater New Orleans)

From Ways Packet Directory: 
The Virginia was built in 1895. She is most famous for getting stuck in a cornfield during a flood in 1910, but had a career filled with accidents. Renamed Steel City in 1912, then East St. Louis. She was called Island Belle 1923-27, then renamed Greater New Orleans.

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▶ Riverboat Virginia's maiden Voyage: 1895-1896 (Intelligencer article, Jan. 3, 1896)



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