Two Weeks in Paducah, Kentucky

Join us in Paducah Kentucky for a two week long…

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Storm looming above the shantyboat

Storm looming above the shantyboat. Photo by Adrian Nankivell

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Not everyone knows it’s good luck to pass under a train bridge

Not everyone knows it's good luck to pass under a…

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Pete and Wes look at Freddie to see why we no longer have a reverse gear

Pete and Wes look at Freddie to see why we…

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David “Scoop” Anderson who worked on riverboats and towboats for years

Davis "Scoop" Anderson who worked on riverboats and rowboats for…

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Shantyboat in the secret abandoned MARINA OF THE DAMNED

Shantyboat in the secret abandoned marina of the planet of…

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Dramatic skies over the shantyboat on the Tennessee River [VIDEO & PANORAMA]

Dramatic skies over the shantyboat on the Tennessee River near…

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Typically amazing cuisine aboard the shantyboat. The full time caterers turned out to be a great investment

Typically amazing cuisine aboard the shantyboat. The full time caterers…

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Fishing for breakfast at the confluence of the Duck River with the Tennessee

Fishing for breakfast at the confluence of the Duck River…

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We learn to read the river: this beautiful herringbone pattern precedes larger wind waves

We learn to read the river: this beautiful herringbone pattern…

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Pete Selmeci who’s job is to fix big boats and move them around

Pete Selmeci who's job is to fix big boats and…

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Lost at the rainy end of the world! Next episode of the SHANTYBOAT GUYS [VIDEO]

Lost at the rainy end of the world! Next episode…

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Life without the internets! Next on the SHANTYBOAT GUYS [VIDEO]

Life without the internets! Next on the SHANTYBOAT GUYS

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Barges in the mist

Barges in the mist. People ask us constantly if the…

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Secret History is largely a donation supported project and your…

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Emergency! Out of vodka and down to a finger or two of gin

Emergency! Out of vodka and down to a finger or…

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Gene Davidson owner of the Clifton Marina

We talked to Gene Davidson who owns the Clifton Marina.…

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The folks at Clifton Marina treated us super decently

The folks at Clifton Marina treated us super decently. Say…

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Glen Lineberry worked on towboats for 50 years

He worked for 40 years on line towboats that would…

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Age and I set up for a shoot

Age and I set up for a shoot

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Bob who is traveling from Paducah to the Gulf of Mexico via the Tombigbee River on a Seedoo stopped by Clifton to gas up

Bob who is traveling from Paducah to the Gulf of…

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An afternoon roadtrip on Tennessee back roads [VIDEO]

An afternoon roadtrip on Tennessee back roads. Age and I…

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Poor poor Hazel. Her paw was burnt by a falling pot of boiling water when a big yacht passed us by close and fast

Poor poor Hazel. Her paw was burnt by a falling…

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The adventures of Peggy Sanford’s Aunt Jonnie

My Aunt, Jonnie Ruff Vailes, taught in a one room…

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Jackie Irvin runs an opiate addiction program at Jabbok Refuge Center Church

Jackie Irvin who runs an opiate addiction program at Jabbok…

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The fish ain’t bitin next on the SHANTYBOAT GUYS [VIDEO]

The fish ain't bitin next on the SHANTYBOAT GUYS

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Serious beverage situation on the next episode of the SHANTYBOAT GUYS [VIDEO]

Serious beverage situation on the next episode of the SHANTYBOAT…

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Main St of Saltillo leads right down a boat ramp to the river

Captivating on several levels. Main St of Saltillo leads right…

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Saltillo’s Ghost Marina

Not sure this marina in Saltillo is going to have…

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Oh god. We’ve entered the land of relentless biting Horseflies. No one is safe

Oh god. We've entered the land of relentless biting Horseflies.…

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The generosity of strangers: Jesse interrupted his search for Pokémon to give us a ride to get gas and ice

The generosity of strangers: Jesse interrupted his search for Pokémon…

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