One Man and the Mighty Mississippi

By: Captain Norman Hillman

In this autobiography book ONE MAN and The MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI,Captain Norman Hillman wrote a collection of stories of the incidents that happened to him in the 60 years working on the river. His River life began the day he graduated from Ottawa High School in 1936. By the time he retired in the year 2000 he was a U.S, Merchant Marine officer with a Master / First Class Pilot all gross tons on Western Rivers license.

His first boats were steam-driven and coal-fired, later vessels were diesel-powered. Most of his career was on towboats pushing barges on the Mississippi, Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, Illinois and the now abandoned Hennepin Canal

Soft Bound: 5 x 8¼, 207 Pages
82 Pictures & Maps

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