Friday, August 13, 2010

Along The River: MV Mississippi Calls

The Motor Vessel Mississippi made a stop at North Little Rock's Riverfront Park on Wednesday. The largest towboat ever built in the US was taking dignitaries from the Mississippi River Commission on an inspection tour of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
Though this seemed like a bit of a pleasure cruise, the Mississippi is a workboat for the Corps of Engineers 90% of the time.
The Log Cabin Democrat in Conway had a good article on their website:

Here are the facts and figures about the boat.

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