Passengers on the American Queen took in the view from rocking chairs as the vessel moved up the Mississippi River last week in Memphis. The American Queen is the largest steamboat in the world, with a capacity of 436 passengers.
Passengers on the American Queen took in the view from rocking chairs as the vessel moved up the Mississippi River last week in Memphis. The American Queen is the largest steamboat in the world, with a capacity of 436 passengers. AP
Passengers on the American Queen took in the view from rocking chairs as the vessel moved up the Mississippi River last week in Memphis. The American Queen is the largest steamboat in the world, with a capacity of 436 passengers. AP

Return of paddle-wheeler offers a glimpse of Twain's era on the Mississippi

May 06, 2012 12:00 AM