Photos from the Mississippi Queen visit to Alton, Illinois - October 23, 1997

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The Mississippi Queen positions herself in front of Riverfront Park.
Passengers line the top decks of the boat, watching the docking procedure and the enthuastic crowd waiting to greet them.
The first passengers cross the walkway to Alton.
Passengers being met by Alton's receiving line, as they proceed to the visitors tent for an information kit and to waiting tour busses.

Mississippi Queen Features

Length: 382 feet.
Number of Staterooms: 208
Passenger capacity: 422
Crew: 156
Elevators: 2


The Mississippi Queen is owned by the
Delta Queen Steamboat Company.
Click here to visit their website.

Bathing Pool
Beauty Parlor
Calliope Bar
Dining Room
Exercise Room
Forward Cabin Lounge
Gift Shop
Golden Antlers Bar
Grand Saloon
Paddlewheel Lounge
Port Gallery
Movie Theater
Wheel House