Mid-Michigan meet at Charlton Park

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Mid-Michigan meet at Charlton Park

Post by DetroiTug » Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:50 pm

Made it out to the Mid-Michigan steamboat meet at Hastings Michigan this past week. Had a great time, we originally had seven boats and four showed up. Two men showed up with their collection of beautiful hand-built steam powered tugs and ran them for us. I took the Tug and the Locomobile and between the two I was very busy.

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And I forgot to take any pictures of the tug :lol:

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Post by fredrosse » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:51 am

Very nice looking boats. We had a pleasant outing on Lake Noxamixon this weekend also, four steamers there, and a very hot day.
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Post by Lopez Mike » Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:00 am

I've been a lucky guy. I've been on the water with steam up for 8 of the last 12 days. Mostly taking people for rides in the bay here. One 15 mile trip. Today was just Barbara and I exploring a very low tide for animals and also located a sunken boat that is charted poorly.

Not one malfunction. Makes me a teeny bit nervous.
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Post by Scotty » Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:04 pm

Hallo Ron,

when will we see pictures of "Iron Chief" with the cannon fitted? :?:

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Post by DetroiTug » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:47 pm

Scotty wrote:when will we see pictures of "Iron Chief" with the cannon fitted?

I've been playing with other steam things and got sidetracked from that. I need to get the bracket made for the front bollard. I took the cannon to the show and I was so busy I never had time to fire it.

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