african queen replica spotted at edgewater

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by freyedknot, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. freyedknot

    freyedknot useless poster

    while hunting at edgewater i smelled something burning close by? and then here comes this steam powered boat thru the cut. it was a steam powered african queen replica from the H. bogart movie heres a pic. sorry for the bad pics,took a while to get the camera out .

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  2. I wish I'd have seen that, Van! That is one of my all time favorite flicks!! That scene where Bogie's stomach was growling cracks me up just thinking about it!! And when they blew up the German boat, fantastic. They do not make them like that anymore!!

  3. Dixie Chicken

    Dixie Chicken I AM THE VOICE OF REASON!

    Pretty sure this is the same guy who was out at Fairport Harbor in the Grand for Years. You would hear his Steam Horn and then see him a little later. Very neat boat and well made from what I saw. I'm pretty sure his boat was washed out and/or torn up during the Flood a few years back. Rumor was he was going to rebuild and it looks like he did.
    Hope to see him in the Grand again.
  4. creekcrawler

    creekcrawler Konfused Kayaker

    Seen him cruising the 'Hoga a few times, but I think he's out of the Rocky River.
    It is a sweet little cruiser!