Wisconsin Stories

Wisconsin Stories: River And Road

Special | 28m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Come aboard for a look at life on and along the Mississippi River. The steamboat era that flourished in the 1800s is remembered. Clam shells and pearls once were a boom business. Locks and dams made navigation easier, but they forever changed the face of the river. "River rats" recall the days of making a living on the Mississippi.

Aired: 08/27/02

Rating: TV-G

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