The Steamboat Arabia Museum in Kansas City tells the story of Missouri's steamboat heritage.
April 13, 1882: The steamboat Joseph Kinney ran into the Boonville bridge then, after repairs, ran into the Kansas City bridge. After more repairs, she ran into the Glasgow bridge on this date and was destroyed.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.