This is the true story of how Captain Bob Deck, fresh from the River Academy, works his way into the Captain’s seat of a diesel-powered towboat on the mighty Mississippi River. Meet the larger than life river boat pilots who taught him the ropes of being a deckhand and prepared him for a long career of towboating. Ride along with Captain Bob and smell the river, see the adventure and hear the sounds as if you were standing on the rolling deck of a Mississippi River towboat. Get to know the St. Paul harbor from the deck of a commercial towboat.
Towboating in the Twin Cities