Talk about the “Mississippi Princess” steamboat, and people will remember it as being one of the most elegant, as well as being one of the fastest paddle steamer in Mississippi during its time.
LEGO enthusiast Ravescat has re-created this paddlewheel steamboat and this build has 4 bridges:
The lowest deck includes sessions for passengers, a sofa, as well as the engine room with the 10-cylinder diesel engine 20000HP.
The first deck has 3 cabins with beds and a window with porthole, along with a bathroom which has a toilet, a sink, and a shower.
The second deck is home to the central control of the funnels and the terrace.
And finally, the upper deck has a small rooftop and the cockpit.
Additionally, this steamboat is equipped with a paddlewheel with 12 blades for pushing, along with two drawbridges for the boarding and alighting of passengers, both controlled by articulating arms and driven by pulleys.
Here are some images of this steamboat (17 in total) below. You can click on the respective images to view a high-resolution version of it:
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