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Nevada Highways

Nevada Highways #nevada #roadtrip #tunnels #gointothelight

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Crossing the Great Salt Flats in a storm

Crossing the salt flats this morning. #SaltFlats #RoadTrip #Utah

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Road trip!

Road trip! #hwy80 #roadtrip #nevada #desert

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It was humbling to watch the expert at work [VIDEO]

It was humbling to watch the expert at work. The…

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Aboard the Belle of Louisville as guests of the ship’s engineering crew [VIDEO]

Aboard the Belle of Louisville as guests of the ship’s…

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The charming and colorful George Hausser

I interviewed the charming and colorful George Hausser while we…

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Apparently it rains in Southern Ohio [VIDEO]

Apparently it rains in Southern Ohio. 10 minutes later it…

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Shantyboat supermarket run in stolen golf cart [VIDEO]

Shantyboat supermarket run in stolen golf cart. #OhioRiver #Portsmouth #AwesomeMarina…

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When the captain’s away, the mice will play [VIDEO]

Here is what happens on the shantyboat when the captain is…

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The Case. [VIDEO]

The Case. #shantyboat #mystery #foundobjects #bodyparts

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Pop-up exhibition of the Secret History project at Marietta’s First Friday [VIDEO]

Open house and pop-up exhibition of the Secret History project…

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The Valley Gem makes way up the Muskingum River at the Marietta waterfront [VIDEO]

The Valley Gem makes way up the Muskingum River at…

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A shantyboat trip down the Ohio [VIDEO]

A video created by Post-Gazette staff photographer Andrew Rush.

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Montgomery Locks on the Ohio River [VIDEO]

Montgomery Locks on the Ohio River #shantyboat #lockanddam #locks #ohioriver…

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As everyone knows, when you drive under a train, it’s good luck. [VIDEO]

As everyone knows, when you drive under a train, it’s…

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Hazel at the bow of Evan’s boat on the Allegheny [VIDEO]

Hazel at the bow of Evan’s boat on the Allegheny.…

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Middle of the night truckstop shantyboat repair [VIDEO]

Middle of the night truckstop epoxy work to repair the…

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Shantyboat Drydock [VIDEO]

In early June, we took the shantyboat to the Santa…

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Hmm. Is that okay? [VIDEO]

I’m not sure it is supposed to be doing that.…

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Michael Swett – Just One Thing at a Time [VIDEO]

This is an excerpt of my interview with Michael Swett.…

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Vrinda Quintero – To Me the River Is [VIDEO]

Excerpt of interview with Vrinda Quintero about growing up in…

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Shantyboat Dotty in Felton Remembers Parade [VIDEO]

Shantyboat Dotty and crew in Felton Remember Parade

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Roland Law’s Wildest Dream for the San Lorenzo River [VIDEO]

Roland Law talks about his conservation work along the banks…

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George Ow Jr Tells Us About Chinatowns along the San Lorenzo River [VIDEO]

An interview with George Ow Jr. along the banks of…

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Interview with Leo Cruz along the San Lorenzo River [VIDEO]

Interview with Leo Cruz about growing up near a river…

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Interviewed with Mary Beeson along the San Lorenzo River [VIDEO]

Your browser does not support the video tag. I interviewed…

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Interview with Greg Pepping about San Lorenzo River [VIDEO]

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Interview with shipmate Benzy [VIDEO]

SL Benz has been a shipmate on the Secret History…

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The “Mad” Ohio: the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937

The greatest natural disaster in Tri-State history happened in January-February…

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Flatboatmen of the Frontier 1941 Ohio River Valley Documentary [VIDEO]

Enjoy this charming (and educational) 1941 documentary covers the process…

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Ohio River: Young Man River 1965 US Army Corps of Engineers [VIDEO]

An amazing mid-century educational film by the US Army Corps…

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A push to remove the homeless from the American River [VIDEO]

To follow up on our visit to the American River…

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River Voices (Unofficial Cut) – 2018 Trailer

A collaboration between artists Wes Modes and Lauren Kincaid-Filbey

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Rediscovering our secret cache of Dr Thunder’s Peachy Fire Whiskey during a shantyboat workday. #shantyboat #secrethistory #firewhiskey

Rediscovering our secret cache of Dr Thunder’s Peachy Fire Whiskey…

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Shantyboat Flyby [VIDEO]

An exterior tour of the Shantyboat Dotty on the Tennessee…

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New York Exhibition Walkthrough [VIDEO]

In July 2018, WhiteBox Art Space in New York is…

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Furgary Boat Club & Shantytown [VIDEO]

In the city of Hudson, known to tourists for its…

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River Voices – 2017 Trailer [VIDEO]

After 3 years of fieldwork, 1000 river miles, 15,000 road…

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Draining the water tanks to revamp the water system. #secrethistory

Draining the water tanks to revamp the water system. #secrethistory…

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Gerty Tonjum, boathouse owner, talks about river time [Video]

Gerty Tonjum, boathouse owner in Winona, MN along the banks…

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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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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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An afternoon roadtrip on Tennessee back roads [VIDEO]

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

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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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Shantyboat Flyby [VIDEO]

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We thought we might fit under the train bridge at Decatur AL [VIDEO]

Train bridge Decatur AL. We thought at first we might…

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Cocktail hour! Next on the Shantyboat Guys! [VIDEO]

Cocktail hour! Next on the Shantyboat Guys with @dudicusmaximus

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WAFF Huntsville: Shanty floating down the TN seeking hidden histories of river people [VIDEO]

Get close enough to the Tennessee river, you can hear…

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WVLT Knoxville: Shanty boat tours America’s rivers via Knoxville [VIDEO]

It's a hot summer day on Knoxville's Volunteer Landing and…

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Doris Turner – What does the river mean to you? [VIDEO]

Excerpt from interview with Dorris Turner in Guntersville, Alabama along…

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Just your usual sunny day fishing rainstorm experience [VIDEO]

Just your usual sunny day fishing rainstorm experience

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Welcome to Chattanooga. Here, have a cataclysm

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Knoxville News Sentinel: California artist launches 652-mile Tennessee River trip from Volunteer Landing

Docked at Volunteer Landing at Knoxville's downtown waterfront this week…

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The Battle Against the Ever-Growing Ever-Multiplying ToDo List Monster

Oh god. Down to a matter of hours before we…

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A Crazy Plan to Launch the Shantyboat in the Ocean [Video]

We launched in the Santa Cruz Harbor yesterday and pulled the boat…

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Shantyboat Near Dubuque, Iowa [VIDEO]

Shanytboat video taken by the Open Research Buoy.

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Karen Galema, Mississippi River fisherman [video]

Karen Galema in her life has been a fisherman, an…

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Two Great Interviews in the Twin Cities

All and all, it was an amazing and emotionally exhausting…

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Artist On Art: Wes Modes, Artist Interview

Artist Activist, Wes Modes came onto Artists on Art, June…

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Secret History Summer 2015 Kickstarter

We are excited to announce the Secret History Upper Mississippi…

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Maiden Launch (vintage remix) [Video]

The shantyboat Dotty's maiden launch. Dropping a completely untested boat…

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Life On the River – 2015 Trailer [VIDEO]

The amazing Secret History River Life trailer by filmmaker Monica…

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Ice Fishing Shack on Lake Winona [Video]

One of my goals in returning to the Upper Mississippi…

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La Crosse Boathouses [Video]

Down in La Crosse for the day, I hung out…

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Ice on Frog Slough [Video]

The other day I had just finished talking to the…

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Experiments with Multimedia [Video]

The production team and I are working on cutting various…

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Shantyboat at FIGMENT Oakland [Video]

A Secret History exhibited at FIGMENT in Oakland, a one…

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Lauren Donovan and the Creepy Guy [VIDEO]

Lauren Donovan, who kayaked the length of the Mississippi River…

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Sunset on the Sacramento Delta [VIDEO]

A relaxing evening at sunset from a recent trip on…

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Ken Lubinski on the Resilience of Nature [Video]

Ken Lubinski, river ecologist at the USGS Upper Midwest Environmental…

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Lauren Donovan on Nearly Drowning at Lock 11 [Video]

Lauren Donovan, who kayaked the length of the Mississippi River…

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Peter Rachleff on the Creativity of Poor People [Video]

Peter Rachleff, Professor of History, talks about how poor people…

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Shantyboat Runabout [video]

Today we powered up Mr. Johnson and motored about in…

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We Turn To The River – 2014 Trailer [VIDEO]

The Secret History lyrical trailer from the talented Lauren Kincaid-Filbey…

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