Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin: Towboat L. Wade Childress

Valley Line towboat L. Wade Childress is a beached hulk along the river.
Address:
32800 County Road K, Prairie du Chien, WI
Directions:
North on Highway 35 through Prairie du Chien. Left onto County Road K past The Barn Restaurant (on the left) at 32800 County Road K. The boat is on the right a few yards south.
Admission:
Free.
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Towboat L. Wade Childress. Towboat L. Wade Childress

Really cool. Somebody ought to make it a unique B&B.

[David Cassell, 03/31/2014]
Towboat. Towboat L. Wade Childress

Former Valley Line towboat L. Wade Childress sits high and dry in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. She sits several feet above river level with a levee built around several sides separating her from the backwaters she is near. She is right off County Road K, near the 32800 addresses.

[Richard Stockman, 03/29/2011]

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