Monthly Archives: August 2019

MOUNTAIN MAMA by Glinda Bowman 1983

I’m a Mean Mountain Mama with a huge Buda-Bama I take a bath, the Bedbugs crawl; I can laugh, while I Bawl I sing, the dogs all squall, I make biscuits bounce off the wall I’m a Mean Mountain Mama. I’m a Mean Mountain Mama with a huge Buda-Bama I’ll make you so mad, you’ll […]

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THE CIVIL WAR STEAMER SULTANA by John Bowman

The 1863 660-ton side-wheel steamer Sultana (the fifth of that name)[1] was built for Capt. Pres Lodwick at the Cincinnati, Ohio John Litherbury yard, and launched January 3rd, 1863.  Moore and Richardson of Cincinnati built her machinery, boilers and engines.  Sultana was 260 feet in length, and 42 feet in width, her hull was 7 […]

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