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Luther Herdman Length 132 feet - Breadth 33 feet - Twin prop Diesel towboat, steel hull. Built 1946 by Calumet Shipyard, Chicago, IL. (Additional Information Below Picture)
Last Updated at 8:51 on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Courtesy of Boat Photo Museum, Dan Owen - Thanks, Dan! As A. H. Truax On The Illinois, Date & Location Unknown (2 of 5)
GM 12-567 diesels, repowered 1967, 1800 hp. Kort nozzles. Originally A. H. Truax, then owned by Central Barge Company, and later by Mississippi Valley Barge Line. Sold to River Transportation Co., Pt. Pleasant, WV 1962 Transferred to M/G Transport Services, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, renamed Luther Herdman 1968.