The American Queen and Queen of the Mississippi are in town all day with their passengers to tour our historic civil war town while moored in the Yazoo Diversion Canal.
American Queen boarding ramp.
The American Queen moored by The Old Depot Museum in the Yazoo Diversion Canal with the Mighty Mississippi River above flood stage here.
A lot of activity today with 8 buses transporting the tourist to historical sites.
The Queen of the Mississippi right at the Vicksburg Riverfront Murals near the entrance to the waterfront.
Trees all underwater at the Vicksburg waterfront.
The Queen of the Mississippi paddlewheel in the Yazoo Diversion Canal.
Louisiana Circle at Delta Point, Vicksburg, MS.
Yesterday afternoon, a towboat navigating south on the Mississippi struck the Old Highway 80 Bridge. In the process, a total of 11 barges broke loose from the tug, but were later recovered. No one was injured and the Old Highway 80 Bridge was reopened to rail traffic Tuesday evening.
FLOOD ALERT: River Level at 48.30 feet and changed at +0.01 foot. Flood Stage is 43 feet.