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Steamships and Corncobs in America

I found a great article on some excavations of steamships – but not on the coast… Back in the day when steamships carried goods and people along the Mississippi and the Missouri rivers. Almost like a mid-America Titanic in what they have found and what they have learned about the life and culture of the time. And how did they get there? Well, the article gives you lots of information on how the changing of the course of the rivers led to such finds….

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(Photo: Luke Spencer)

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