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Frederick Way Jr.; Chronicled History of River Steamboats
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Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Date: Oct 9, 1992
Start Page: 34
Section: PART-A; Metro Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

[Frederick Way Jr.] once piloted the Delta Queen, helping to take it from San Francisco to New Orleans through the Panama Canal. The trip helped convert the famous passenger boat into a Mississippi River tourist steamer.

Way also compiled "Way's Packet Directory," which documented more than 5,900 passenger steamboats on the Mississippi River system since 1848.

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