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... museum. This was a rip off compared to Graceland.
From there we continued on to Birmingham Alabama and have ended up in another interesting place to stay, probably the worst yet lol.
... able to take a better look they found a wire disconnected and the engine is running fine again.
I think the guys covered about 52 miles today so they are making good time now. The weather forecast if for more rain ...
... apart and we could only see one riverbank so I just headed the way I thought we should go and watched the depth sounder. (The compass doesn't work) The lock operator told us there was no barge traffic either way so we kept going and as we approached the fog lifted and we were able to enter the lock right away.
As we came out of the lock the fog had lifted much more and we sped up to ...
I have the old coupling and took some pictures. It is supposed to have a nice square slot and this one has 2 and the shaft slot looked worse. I just couldn't get down there to take a picture while he was working on it.
It was cold and rainy the last few days so we would have been here at the marina anyway. Wednesday we are off again southbound with our next major stop planned for Columbus Ms.
The adventure continues
... the shaft key had been wearing back and forth for thousands of shifts and finally tore the keyslots out in the coupling and shaft.
Within and hour I managed to jam it back together and tighten the 2 set screws and crossed my fingers. We decided better to go back 3 miles to Midway then 15 miles to the next marina and the lockmaster let us back out and we limped along at Idle speed ...