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Vilma B Photo Gallery Page 4

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This shot and the next two were taken by a passenger, William F. Cummins, on a cruise boat which passed by us near Vicksburg.

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"Oct. 12, 2000 just south of the Mississippi River bridge at Vicksburg.
We were on the river tour boat."

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Not often do we get a look at the raft underway, from the outside perspective. Thanks, Mr. Cummins!

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An example of the larger barge/tow rigs we encountered on the Lower Mississippi, below St. Louis see log entry

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A closer look at the size of the average towboat around here

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The wake behind such a towboat

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This is the type of situation we tried hard to avoid: squeezed up next to the bank, outside of the channel, and on the outside of an upcoming curve, with oncoming traffic.   see log entry

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High sand dunes along the shore, exposed by the extreme low water in the river this year.

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The garden in September

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Three views

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of the Vilma B crossing Galveston Bay,

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December 1, 2000

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