Columbia – 2012 JRBF News


Photos from Columbia: After doing ground crew stuff like going to the store and doing postings for the website, I headed for Columbia, Virginia, Thursday afternoon. Right down from Dixie, yes, the heart of Dixie is where rt. 6 and 15 intersect near Columbia. I always thought that was cool. Meanwhile it was HOT in…


Scottsville – 2012 JRBF News

The Town of Scottsville came alive on Wednesday night as the batteaux arrived! The festivities by the town center went well I heard. The Tap Room was crazy with old-timey batteau people singing and dancing until late in the evening. I’ll get some photos of the boats at the ramp this morning and I’ll “see…

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Batteau “Fine Creek Mill” – Floating and Ready to go!

Ned Nelson sent the following letter and photos tonight. Congratulations to Ned and his associates for finishing the new batteau named “Fine Creek Mill”. ____________________________________________________________ The batteau “Fine Creek Mill” is complete. We put it in the water today at my friends, the Shortridge’s. It took on about 3″ of water and to our surprise…