Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Aboard the M/V AEP Legacy

At first, I was going to show the same pictures everybody takes when they tour an Ohio River towboat -- the pilothouse, the engines, the galley. But you know, why not show something else?

So here are five photos taken aboard the M/V AEP Legacy that might give you a better idea of the stuff you see on an Ohio River towboat.

One of the freezers:

A sign on the steering console in the wheelhouse.:

 The cook's quarters:

An ax, or an axe. Take your pick:

 Finally, there are various warning signs. This is on one of the big arms that move the rudders:


I didn't get the guy's name, but the P.A. announcer said this guy is the King of the Calliope.

From walking past while he was playing, I assume he wore ear protection. Because it was so loud, I mean.