Old boat is a whale of a project

  • Article by: CURT BROWN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 13, 2011 - 2:56 PM

Every spring, volunteers from around the Midwest gather to scrape, paint and refurbish a unique beached museum: the last whaleback steamer.

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potter101May. 14, 11 3:47 PM

I wonder how they are going to preserve the hull, if I remember correctly it's buried in the ground.

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taximansteveMay. 14, 11 8:57 PM

Bravo for them. With government cutbacks and a diminished interest in our nation's history, we have to rely on such stalwart volunteers! Rep. Steven Lindsey (former crewman on the USCGC Katmai Bay) Keene, NH

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