Naturally, one of the biggest ports in the United States has to have incredible steamboats. The New Orleans Steamboat Company operates one of the only two steam-powered sternwheelers that currently ride up and down the mighty Mississippi.
These contemporary steamboats combine modern construction and safety with the authenticity and style of the original designs. The great wheel of the boat churns the Mississippi waters while the captain still yells orders through an old-school hand-held megaphone.
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