Derrell took us to the Arabia Steamboat museum.
It sank in mud in 1876 and they've recovered
lots of merchandise from it.
This is the hardware section of the display.

Elegant china looked brand new - not over a hundred years old! More items retrieved from the wreckage. A replica of the steamboat's paddle wheel. Bryan Choisser and Bill Choisser. - We stopped to see Bryan, Bill's fourth cousin - in Columbia, Missouri. Larry's still interested in boots! - This was across the road - from where we met Bryan in Columbia.
Inside the Catholic basilica in St. Louis. Note the golds and reds in the tile work. More beautiful tile work. A close-up of the tile work. Another view of the ceiling done in red and gold tile.
Pictures on the walls were also done in tile. The Gateway Arch in St. Louis. - We did not go up in it because there were - no windows except at the top and we figured - the ride would be as scenic as a BART ride to Oakland. Rich Krechel.  We stayed with him - and he took us all around St. Louis! Choissers Janis, Bonita, and Bill in Harrisburg, Illinois. - Janis is Bill's first cousin and her mother Bonita is his aunt. A close-up of Janis, Bonita, and Bill.

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