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By Annie Amantea Blum,Foreword by John N. Hoover

John Streckfus begun his small Acme corporation in 1889 with one wood packet boat, the steamer Verne Swain, out of Rock Island, Illinois, wearing humans and items at the Mississippi River. His company grew, yet every year introduced pageant from the turning out to be railroads. He determined that expedition boats have been the single technique to compete. He outfitted the steamer J.S. in 1901 and �tramped� her from city to city supplying tours and dance cruises. through 1910, the corporate comprised 4 boats and an place of work in St. Louis and provided day trip cruises at the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. The flagship, the steamer Admiral, used to be a long way above the others. She supplied tours, enjoyable, and thoughts for nearly forty years.

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John Streckfus started his small Acme corporation in 1889 with one wood packet boat, the steamer Verne Swain, out of Rock Island, Illinois, wearing humans and items at the Mississippi River. His company grew, yet every year introduced festival from the growing to be railroads. He made up our minds that day trip boats have been the single technique to compete.

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