Delta Queen’s future in jeopardy

By Candice Ludlow, WKNO

The Delta Queen is the last steamboat to carry overnight passengers on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. Today, it stopped in Memphis as it makes its way to Cincinnati. It’s the only wooden boat allowed to carry overnight passengers – and those days are numbered – unlessCongress makes an exception.

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One Comment on “Delta Queen’s future in jeopardy”

  1. Rob Says:

    Sadly governments aren’t known for making exceptions.

    Have we entered a world where everyone has to be wrapped in cotton wool? O.k. there could be some risk in using this ageing boat, but shouldn’t that be taken into account when we ride it.

    Great shame if it goes.


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