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WEDNESDAY

17 July 2019

 

 

Over 9.4 Million Boater Visits

Since Sept 12, 2004

To The Always Changing e-Waters of RiverBills.com

 

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River

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The Picture of the Day ..... was taken yesterday (7-16-19)

 

Yacht Club this evening

Enjoy


Mark and Sherry Knoblauch

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Merry Shark

 

 

 

THIS WEEKEND

Saturday... 2PM Jonathan Baker Duo

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Yesterday's Picture of the Day

 

RiverBills Rockin the Grafton Riverfront

2018

 

 (L/R) Dave, Audrey-Rose, RiverBills, Dave, Jill, Mary and Alexa

with KSHE'S Sweetmeat

 

 (L/R) Mary Beth, Audrey-Rose, Favazz, Jill, and Alexa

 

The Stars of the Party

The Amazing Keystone River Rats

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The Picture of YesterYears on this day in  2018 ...... Are some random shots from RiverBills.com Rockin the Grafton Riverfront Party.

 

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UPDATED JULY 10, 2019    

 

MISSISSIPPI RIVER

UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER - CHANNEL CONDITION/SAFETY ADVISORY - UPDATE
The following areas are in the high water watch phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:

Pool 3 (Mile 815.1 – Mile 796.69) Pool 24 (Mile 301.1 – Mile 273.4)
Pool 17 (Mile 457.1 – Mile 437.1) Pool 25 (Mile 273.3 – Mile 241.4)
Pool 18 (Mile 437.0 – Mile 410.5) Pool 26 (Mile 241.3 – Mile 200.5)
Pool 20 (Mile 364.1 – Mile 343.2) Pool 27 (Mile 200.4 – Mile 185.5)
Pool 22 (Mile 324.4 – Mile 301.1  

 High water and drift potential may be encountered in these areas. Mariners are advised to minimize their wake, exercise caution and avoid laying up on levees. Recreational traffic is not recommended. Mariners should be experienced in high water conditions and avoid downstreaming operations if possible. Mariners should remain vigilant to an increase in debris and maneuver appropriately. Be aware that a buildup of debris in fleeting areas may have occurred and take appropriate action to prevent breakaways. Navigational buoys may have been dragged off station, so remain cautious while transiting.

ILLINOIS RIVER

ILLINOIS WATERWAY - CHANNEL CONDITION/SAFETY ADVISORY - UPDATE
The following areas are in the high watch phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:

Peoria Zone (Mile 187.0 – Mile 145.6),

Havanna Zone (Mile 128.9 – Mile 108.6),

Beardstown Zone (Mile 108.5 – Mile 80.3),

Meredosia Zone (Mile 80.2 – Mile 50.0) and

Hardin Zone (Mile 49.9 – Mile 10.0).

High water and drift could be encountered in these areas. Mariners are advised to minimize wake and exercise caution. The laying up on levees is prohibited and recreational vessel traffic is not recommended. Mariners should be experienced in high water conditions and avoid downstreaming operations if possible. Mariners should remain vigilant to an increase in debris and maneuver appropriately. Be aware that a buildup of debris in fleeting areas may have occurred and take appropriate actions to prevent breakaways. Navigational buoys may have been dragged
off station, so remain cautious while transiting.

ILLINOIS WATERWAY - CHANNEL CONDITION/SAFETY ADVISORY - UPDATE
The following areas are in the high water action phase IAW the Western Rivers WAP Annex:

Copperas Creek Zone (Mile 145.5 – Mile 129.0) and

Grafton Zone (Mile 9.9 – Mile 0.0).

Laying up on levees in these areas is prohibited. Recreational traffic is discouraged. High water and drift could be encountered in this area. Mariners are advised to minimize their wake and exercise caution. Mariners should be experienced in high water conditions and avoid downstreaming operations if possible. Mariners should remain vigilant to an increase in debris and maneuver appropriately. Be aware that a buildup of debris in fleeting areas may have occurred and take appropriate action to prevent any breakaways from occurring. Navigational buoys may have been dragged off station, so remain cautious while transiting.

 

MILE 21.0 - SUNK VESSELS
Three sunk tugs have been reported in the vicinity of Mile 21.0, RDB. Salvage operations are ongoing. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area

 

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It's a group for all the boaters on all the rivers near the "PORT OF ST. LOUIS AND BEYOND." It's a Public Group, open to anyone that wants to join in. A place to post your boating pictures, shout outs, questions, comments, etc.  Stay in touch with other boaters all year long.  Invite your Boating Friends. 

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Saturday....July 27, 2019

2019 Blessing of the Fleet Benefit

Moved to Alton Marina........

 

          

 

2019 Theme Mardi Gras

 

THE BENEFIT FOR THE BLESSING OF THE FLEET HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS.
It will be held at the Alton Marina pool, same date, Saturday, July 27th and same time frame, 1 PM to 5 PM. This change is necessitated due to the Grafton Harbor pool being out of service due to a structural issue. This is an essential element of the "Great Ball Splash and Grab" raffle. Grafton's pool repairs will begin early next week but it is doubtful that repairs and water preparation could be ready in time.  We feel horrible for Joe and Jan at Grafton Harbor and are very sorry for our supporters for this change but we have no other choice. Please try to support Grafton and make it to Alton for the Blessing Benefit. The marinas have had enough to deal with this year and could all use as much support as we can muster. Thanks in advance for being understanding.


Darryll Weil, Blessing of the Fleet

 

Mississippi River At West Alton, Missouri

Officials Not Planning To Pump Lower Lanes........

 

It seems that if you are waiting for the lower lanes of U.S. 67 in West Alton to reopen, you will be waiting awhile longer.  For the time being, southbound traffic will share the northbound lanes between the Clark Bridge and the Lewis Bridge.

 

Shonda White, spokesperson for the Missouri Department of Transportation says that pumping the water out of the flooded areas isn't an option, as there is nowhere to pump the water to.

 

The lower lanes of U.S. 67 were shut down in late March as the water began to cover the roadway.  The extended flooding has kept the lower lanes closed, with the exception of a few weeks during April........

 

Click here to read this news story from altondailynews.com.  With Photo and Audio.

 

Photo courtesy Odelehr Farms

 

Calhoun County Peaches.......

 

The Brussels Ferry is open. People can come buy peaches now!

 

Almost all the orchards are ready for business, but the main ones would be the Hagen Family Orchard and Odelehr’s Roadside Market. The Joe Paige Bridge in Hardin is still closed, but all other roads in Calhoun are open for anyone who wants to visit.

 

Patrick Simon

 

LITTLE JOHN'S MARINE AND FABRICATION

NOW OFFERING TRAILER REHAB AND CLEANUP

 

If your trailer, whether it be a boat trailer or a camper was stranded in the flood water and the wheels have been submerged for any amount of time they are going to have muck, mud, and rust in them. If not attended to, they will be locked up in no time at all.

 

We will remove tires, drums, bearings and properly clean or replace as needed or as agreed upon.

 

Washing entire trailer and repairing wiring are also options.

 

At this time, until our storm is over, the best lines of contact are:

 e-mail... LITTLEJOHNSINC@aol.com 

Phone or text to... 636 541 2962

Thank You,

LJ

 

Rehabbing a trailer that was underwater during the flood

Alex washing off the flood muck off & tear down for inspection.

One wheel on trailer was completely locked up and not rotating.

 

. The brake and backing plate assembly loaded with mud and muck

 

A new complete brake and backing plate assembly ready to go on.

 

Help Wanted

Grafton Oyster Bar & Abigail's Tap Room

Grafton, IL........

 

 

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Mark Twain Riverboat

Mississippi River at Hannibal, Mo........

 

 

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Illinois River Near Hardin, Illinois

Coast Guard:  Environmental Effects Of Diesel Spill Under Investigation........

 

Approximately a week after three tugboats and a deck barge sank in the Illinois River, one of the tugboats has been raised.  The vessels were carrying about 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel.

 

The tugboats, which were tied together along with a deck barge began to take on water on Friday, July 5th.  By Sunday, the 7th, the vessels and barge had sunk to the bottom of the Illinois River.

 

The U.S. Coast Guard is assessing around 11 miles of the Illinois River, and is working with the owners of the vessels to contain, remove and prevent the fuel from making it's way downstream.......

 

Click here to read this news report from bnd.com.  With Video

 

We offer full fiberglass repair, high performance upgrades, transom & stringer rebuilds, service on older products, new & used parts department, an accessories department, as well as many other services to suit everyone's boating needs.

We continue to display our Yamaha Sport Boats + Crest, Mercury + Yamaha Outboards and Heritage & Haul Rite trailers

 

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Mississippi River Near

Technology Adds Accuracy To Gauge Readings........

 

The 2019 Flood has broken duration records on many of the river gauges along the Mississippi River, and new technology is adding accuracy to those readings.

 

Michael Lamport, a hydraulic engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said that since so many people rely on hydrograph readings and forecasts, they will be adding more flood gauges that are equipped with scientific tools.

 

Lamport says that the new technology will help them make better predictions, so that they can better forecast future stages.......

 

Click here to read this news report from kfvs12.com.  With Video.

 

Illinois Flooding Aftermath

Calhoun County Working On Recovery........

 

There are still plenty of sandbags piled high in portions of Calhoun County, and Gene Breden, head of the Emergency Management Agency wants them gone. 

 

He says that the sandbags provide an image of a county in crisis, which he says on the whole, the county is not.  Currently, the EMA is assessing the damage done to homes by flooding.  Some homes are still not accessible.

 

Breden is tallying up the financial amount of damage left by the floodwaters, and he is calling on all governmental entities within the county to do the same, as the state must meet a threshold of $19.4 million in damages to qualify for federal assistance........

 

Click here to read this news article from altondailynews.com.  With Photo and Audio.

August 10, 2019

Pool 26 River Crawl For A Cure.........

 

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River History....

 

July 17, 1673 in River History

May 17, June 17 & July 17, 1673 in River History

Louis Joliet and Father Marquette left the mission at present day St. Ignace, Michigan on May 17, 1673 in search of a route to the Pacific Ocean by way of the Mississippi River. They traveled by the way of Green Bay, the Fox River and Wisconsin River. They entered the Mississippi River on June 17.

The exploration party followed the Mississippi River south to about the present day location of Arkansas City, Arkansas. On July 17 they turned back after deciding that the Mississippi River would not take them to the take them to the Pacific Ocean, but instead to the Gulf of Mexico.

On the return trip they went up the Illinois River where Louis Joliet put forth the possibility of a canal connecting Des Plaines to the Chicago River.

 

Click here........ Port Charles Harbor website

Click here......Port Charles Harbor Facebook

A Few Missouri Major Road Closures Due To Flooding .......

 

Reprinted from MODOT 07-176-19

 

"Some" of the St. Louis area roads closed due to flooding:
 

•US-67 is closed Southbound due to flooding
  Expect delays on US-67 Northbound due to flooding
     NOTE: Traffic is sharing northbound lane with head-to-head traffic

•MO-94 Westbound / Eastbound (ST. CHARLES County)
•Route B Westbound / Eastbound (ST. CHARLES County)..  Dardenne Creek
•Route C Northbound /Southbound (ST. CHARLES County)..  Closed due to Flooding

•Route M Eastbound / Westbound...  Closed due to Flooding

•Route N Eastbound / Westbound (LINCOLN County)...  Closed due to flooding

•Route P Southbound / Northbound (PIKE County) near Elsberry...  Closed due to flooding

Click here for MODOT map and more information

St. Charles County

Road Closures .......

 

 Check out the St. Charles County Road Closures... click here
 

A Few of the St. Louis Area Roads in Illinois Closed Due To Flooding....


•IL 16 Joe Page Bridge over Illinois River near Hardin in Calhoun County is closed due to flooding
•US 67 Mississippi River SB lanes closed, traffic on NB lanes with water on pavement in West Alton, Missouri.
•IL 100 Joe Page Bridge over Illinois River near Hardin in Calhoun County is closed due to flooding
•IL 155 Laurent Road to Fish Lake Road near Prairie Du Rocher in Randolph County. Closed due to flooding.
 

Click here for more information from Illinois Department of Transportation

 

Bridge Closures .......

 

•IL 16 Joe Page Bridge over Illinois River near Hardin in Calhoun County is closed due to flooding
•US 67 Mississippi River SB lanes closed, traffic on NB lanes with water on pavement in West Alton, Missouri
•IL 100 Joe Page Bridge over Illinois River near Hardin in Calhoun County is closed due to flooding.  

•IL 146 Mississippi River to CH 4 near McClure in Alexander county is closed due to flooding
 

Click here for more information from Illinois Department of Transportation

Ferry Closures .......

 

•The Winfield Ferry and Golden Eagle Ferry are closed due to flooding

  Click here for more information from the Calhoun Ferry Company

•The Grafton Ferry has not opened for the season yet.

   Click here for more information about the Grafton Ferry

Mississippi River Flooding Aftermath

Officials Recommend Tetanus Shots For Those Dealing With Floodwaters........

 

People are still having to deal with the remnants of flooding along the Mississippi River, and health officials are recommending that people are up to date on their tetanus immunization shots.

 

According to Autumn Grim, Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Project Coordinator, the floodwaters can contain all sorts of things, such as human and animal waste, chemical components and objects that can cause puncture wounds.

 

Shawnna Rhinne with Southern Seven Health Department Public Relations says that the tetanus shot is a vaccine that needs a booster shot every decade........

 

Click here to read this news story from kfvs12.com.  With VIdeo.

 

River Des Peres In St. Louis, Missouri

A Fish Kill Has Begun In The River Des Peres........

 

The high temperatures in the St. Louis region are going to cause a fish kill that has jus started along the River Des Peres to likely get even worse.  The smell is expected to become more overwhelming.

 

Residents living along the river say that a fish kill happens once a year or so and add that it is a smell they never get used to.  Elizabeth Sergel, who lives nearby says that the smell is awful, and it is difficult to sit outside when it occurs........

 

Currently, small fish, perhaps a few inches in length are dying by the hundreds, if not thousands.  Residents are expecting animals will eat some of the dead fish, but the problem will get worse as larger fish begin dying soon........

 

Click here to read more from fox2now.com.  With Video.

 

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TRAILER REHAB AND CLEANUP

If your trailer, whether it be a boat trailer or a camper was stranded in the flood water and the wheels have been submerged for any amount of time they are going to have muck, mud, and rust in them. If not attended to, they will be locked up in no time at all.


We will remove tires, drums, bearings and properly clean or replace as needed or as agreed upon.
.
Washing entire trailer and repairing wiring are also options.

At this time, until our storm is over, the best lines of contact are:
 e-mail... LITTLEJOHNSINC@aol.com
 or
Phone or text to... 636 541 2962

Thank You,
LJ

 

Little Johns Marine Service... click here

Little John's Moptorsports... click here

What's Going On This Week

3rd Chute Bar & Grill
211 W. Main St. Grafton, IL

 

Sat..07-20-19

   Acoustic Crush Rocks

Sun..07-21-19

   Scott and Michelle

 

OPEN DAILY ALL YEAR
Just a short walk from Grafton Harbor
Breakfast available every Saturday and Sunday morning from 8am till 12pm

$5.00 lunch specials from 11am till 2pm Monday thru Friday from 11am till 2pm.

3rd Chute Upcoming Events.. click here

Alton Marina

Mississippi River at Alton, IL

 

Open

 

7-13-19

Check out the Deli's

Lunch Specials..click here

Breakfast Specials... click here

 

bluff city grill

424 Broadway, Alton, IL

 

July 2019 Restaurant Week Specials

July 12 - 21

$10 Special
Cheddar Bison Burger,
Third Pound Bison Burger chargrilled and topped with Cheddar Cheese and Crispy Onion Straws served with Lettuce and Tomato on a Split Top Gourmet Bun with House Chips

$25 Special
16 oz T Bone Steak chargrilled and topped with Tarragon Butter served with House Steak Fries and choice of soup or salad and Spumoni Ice Cream for Dessert

$8 Kentucky Bourbon Stout!

 

 

Just a short distance from the Alton Marina

Open 7 Days a week

 

Upcoming Events.. click here

 

The Boathouse

Northshore Marina

 

Sunday... R&N at 3PM

 

Open Thurs - Sun at 11AM

 

 

 Upcoming Events.. click here

 

Calhoun Ferry Company

 

July 12, 2019
Hwy. B today. We have around 3 foot of water in the deepest spot. Hopefully we can stay dry for several days so that it can drain off. Winfield Ferry has a lot of water also because of the levee break.

 

 

Cedar Hill Resort

Mississippi River

1 mile below Winfield Dam

 

 

Closed Due to Flooding

Duck Club Yacht Club

 

Restaurant has re-opened

Froge's Bar and Grill

Portage des Sioux, MO

 

$1.50 can beer during all Blues & Cardinals televised games

 

Smoked Pork Steaks

Saturday - 2pm-til gone. 1 and half inch smoked pork steaks w/2 sides $11.49

 

CLOSED on Monday's

 

Every Friday throughout the year we serve whole catfish, catfish nuggets, Alaskan Pollock and salmon served with 2 sides and a soft drink for $8.99 from 11am until gone or 10pm

Grafton Harbor

Confluence of Mississippi and Illinois Rivers


07-10-19

New Slip Holder Special.. click here

 

Come be a part of our 5 Anchor Marina!! Concierge Dock Service, WiFi, Satellite, Gated Concrete Docks, Gas, Diesel, Private Shower Suites, Amazing People, and so much more!!

 

 

Grafton Harbor Gift Shop & Winery is open 7 day a week

 

Grafton Harbor

Grafton Harbor River Adventures
 

Summer Seafood Dinner Cruise
6:30 - 8:30pm • July 26 • $50/person
You requested and we heard your message! Grafton Oyster Bar will be serving up delicious seafood dishes! Come cruise with us and enjoy some of the finest seafood food around!
Menu
Caesar salad
Crab Dip with house fried tortilla chips
Fried Alligator
Crab Cakes over fried green tomatoes with crawfish Cardinale sauce
Shrimp & Grits
Crawfish Enchiladas


 

The River Rambler Tour is a fun and educational 1 hour boat ride on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers highlighting the historical and geographical points of interest

For more information & booking ... click here

Grafton, IL

Confluence of Mississippi  & Illinois Rivers

Two Week Activity  Calendar

 

Click here and check out Grafton's Event and Music Calendar ....    7-15 thru 7-29-2019

 

 

Grafton Oyster Bar

Grafton Harbor

 

Sat..July 20th - Scarecrows 7pm
Sun..July 21st - TBD 1AM

Open Tuesday - Sunday

11AM to 1AM
 

 

Check Out Brad's New Place

Abigail's Tap Room

217 East Main Street, Grafton, Illinois 62037

OPEN !!! 11AM - 12AM WED - SUN

 

2019 FESTIVAL & MUSIC SCHEDULE...  click here

Hawg Pit BBQ

Grafton, IL

 

 

Sat.. July 20..4th St. Band..6pm

Sun..July 21.. 12pm..Ridn' Shotgun

Sun..July 21..2pm..John David Daily Band

John's Boat Harbor

Mississippi River at UMR 231.8

 

07-14-19

C dock and D dock. Did you not see the posting regarding no water yet on your dock. Someone tried to turn it on, and if one of our great boaters had not of called me, the water would of run all night, and could of burn up the pump, and then it would be another week or so before anyone had water. Pat had to run to the Harbor and shut off everything. Believe he put a lock on it this time. You should have water by next week, so please be patient. Know its really hard, but everything will get done, we promise


Reposted from John's Boat Harbor Facebook
 

Kinder's Restaurant

Mississippi River at Golden Eagle, IL

 

CLOSED FOR THE 2019 SEASON

 

Not opening up this year because of all the work that needs to be done to the bar.

Amanda


 

Lake Center Marina

MM224.4 UMR

 

We’re excited to announce 40% OFF all annual docks & slips to new members!
http://lakecentermarina.com/new-members

 

 

Reprinted from Lake Center Marina Facebook

 

Saturday, Sunday.. October 5th & 6th, 2019

Longshot Saloon

My River Home Marina and Resort

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux...

 

REOPENING FOR THE RAT RUN

Mike's La Rosa at My River Home

Mississippi River at

Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

REOPENING AUGUST 1st

 

Port Charles Harbor

Mississippi River

Dardenne Slough 221.5

 

 

7-12-19

Gas Dock Is OPEN!!! Gas tanks are full and we are ready to pump some gas!
Ramp is also OPEN!!! Let’s make it a great weekend!!

River Road Watersports

Pool 26 of the Mississippi River at Grafton Harbor

 

WE ARE OPEN

 

Jet Ski Rentals

Boat Rental

Rafting Float Trip

  Two Rivers Marina

  Mississippi River at Louisiana, Mo

 

 

7-14-19

We have gotten farther along in our flood repairs!! Our hours are

Sunday- Wednesday 9-4 and

Thursday-Saturday 9-6

 

Reprinted from Two Rivers Marina Facebook.... click here

 

Yacht Club of St. Louis Restaurant

Mississippi River

At UMR 225 On Dardenne Slough

 

 

07-08-19

Plans for the club.....
The Clubhouse is insured with FEMA. The adjusters have been through the club and will hopefully be letting us know in the next coming weeks whether or not the building is repairable. We are on hold until that point.
The club got approximately 6 ft of water, covering all electric panels and all AC units. So clean up of building is taking longer while getting temp electric/water going.
I understand there is a lot of speculation, but there will be a club/pool at the harbor
We are doing the best we can and I will keep you informed as we hear.
Sorry, as I know this is not the season you were hoping for.

 

Reprinted from Yacht Club of St. Louis Facebook.. click here


 

Facebook Event Calender.. click here

 

More Things Going On This Week

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River Ferries

 

Illinois River

Brussels Ferry............618 - 786-3636

 

Mississippi River

Golden Eagle Ferry ....618-  535-5759

Winfield Ferry.............618-  535-5759

Grafton Ferry............ 1-800-258-6645  ..Closed for the season

Last Weekend's Edition of RiverBills....

 

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Restaurants

Who's Open.. Who's Closed

Who's Open... Who's Closed........
 
3rd Chute Bar & Grill ......................... Open All Year
Arrrr Bar at Grafton Harbor.................. Open
Boathouse Food & Deck..................... Open
Cedar Hill Resort................................ Closed
Driftwood Crab Shack @ MRH Resort.. Closed Due To Flooding
Duck Club Yacht Club........................ Open
Froges Bar & Grill.............................. Open All Year
Grafton Harbor Winery & Gift Shop...... Open
Grafton Oyster Bar............................. Open
Kinder's Restaurant.......................... Closed for the 2019 Season
Longshot Saloon................................ Opening for the Rat Run
LaRosa Cantina................................. Opening August 1
Yacht Club of St. Louis..................... Closed Due To Flooding

 Your Eye on the River

 

The Boathouse Food and Deck WebCam

Live Image

Mississippi River on Dardenne Slough UMR 222.2

The Webcam uploads a new picture every 6 minutes..

Hit refresh to update to the latest picture

Go to www.RiverWebCams.com for the last 10 pictures from the above camera!

 

 

Lock & Dam 15 Webcam

Live Image

Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL

.

US Army Corps of Engineers

Lock and Dam 15....

US Army Corps of Engineers Camera
Live Image of Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL ...
Click here

 

 

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Beautiful area of the

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Restaurants & wineries

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Explore the historic

town of Louisiana, MO
 

 

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Docks-Dry Storage-Ramp-Repairs-Gas 24/7 Transients welcome

We have Pump Out

Ramp Passes & Storage
636-946-2073

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CLOSED FOR THE 2019 SEASON

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Click here for map

 

 

CLOSED

Winfield Ferry

Mon - Sat.   5AM- 9PM
 Sun .......... 8AM- 9PM
 

On Board Phone
618- 535-5759


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Golden Eagle Ferry
CLOSED

 

 

 

 

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BOATS


 

Call Kirk Blomgren for all your Private Aircraft Needs

 
Meisinger Aviation 

Spirit of St. Louis Airport
 636-536-3976

 

Aircraft Sales
Management
Acquisition

 

e-mail
Kirk.blomgren@mallcstl.com

 

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211 W. Main St.  Grafton, IL

 

OPEN DAILY
Breakfast Buffet
Sun & Sun 8-12

 

618.786.8888
click here for Events

click here for Facebook

click here for Map

 

NEW PHONE NUMBER

 

 

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webpage and map

 

NEW PHONE NUMBER

 

 

Marina dredged to 8ft

 One of the best views on the River!

Call Andy at

314.566.5403

for pricing and to reserve for the 2019 Season

My River Home website

 Longshot Saloon Facebook

Mike's LaRosa Bar Facebook

 

 

Kitchen open til 9PM

Tue, Wed, Thurs & Sun!

 

 

Facebook     Map  

 

 

 

Phone 314-517-6079

RealtorAimeeDavison@Gmail.com

 

SCHNEIDER Real Estate, Inc
1551 Wall Street, Suite 140
St. Charles, Mo 63303

 

 

Click here to View My Listings

 

 

 

Little John's Moptorsports website
Click here
 
Little John's Marine Service website
Click here

 

 

The Duck Club Yacht Club restaurant is Under New Management and will open on March 15th to members.
.

The new management is Padavans NY dba Padavan & Haacke On the Water at the Duck Club

click here for more info

 

Now accepting social membership applications

click here

 

6257 Hwy V, St. Charles, Mo

Club 636-250-4333
Marina 636-250-4321


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Duck Club Yacht Club websit
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.

 

 

Call office at 636-250-7500 for information on dockage, rack storage, winter storage, winterizing and service or repairs.

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Contact Jerry

636-734-1929

 

E-mail Liberty Harbor.. libertyinstl@yahoo.com

 

 

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Call 636.723.0005 when your headed to the river and they will have your food ready when you arrive at the store !

 

 

 

 

 
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Grafton Harbor Winery
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UMR 222.2
Marine Gas,
Diesel Fuel, Ice
 

Docks, Rack Storage
 40 Ton Travel Lift
Repairs all makes

& models
 

636-250-3446
.
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