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                                                                        3800 Horses!... 
Some working, some drinking. 

10 crew members... 
some working, some sleeping.



When push comes to shove...  Here's all the muscle you'll ever need. These  engines  develop enough horsepower to push 30 or more loaded barges up and down the river.


This churning wheel wash is the signature of those engines.


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Corps of 






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