Work on restoring AMERICAN QUEEN is well underway in Louisiana. The boat’s massive paddlewheel was removed for a thorough cleaning in anticipation of once again propelling the grandest steamboat ever built.
Special thanks: Peter Knego, Christopher Kyte, Tim Rubacky
MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime culture and technology growing up in the port of Southampton. He works as a photographer in Los Angeles, and his works has been exhibited in LA, San Francisco, New York, London and Iceland. Martin is the co-writer of the book “Hollywood to Honolulu; the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company” published by the Steam Ship Historical Society of America. The Los Angeles Maritime Museum has commissioned artworks and collected his photographs.