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Old River Station Is an Engineering Marvel

Its status as the nation’s largest triple-expansion steam engine remains unchallenged.

Letter From Katie: Sparkle and Dance

Watching the Ohio River from small towns on its banks.

Looking Back at the Building of the Roebling Suspension Bridge

It took a boatload of perseverance, forethought, innovation, and dogged determination before John A. Roebling laid the first stone of his magnificent suspension bridge. One hundred and fifty years later, we’re still marveling at this icon of engineering genius and beauty, and the man who built it.

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the Ohio River Paddlefest

The 15th annual Ohio River Paddlefest returns this year on August 6 when 2,000 kayaks and canoes are expected to hit the river. Here are five ways to connect to the mighty Ohio this week, with or without a boat.

The River Mild

Heard the one about the two 70-year-old dudes who paddled 80 miles down the Little Miami in a canoe? It begins with a logjam.

The Ripple Effect

Massive efforts—and subtle ones—are transforming the muck of the Mill Creek.

The River Rises

With The Banks blooming and Riverfront Park coming to life, the mighty, muddy, beautiful Ohio is finally claiming its place as our great liquid asset.

Rollin’ on the River

For most of us, traversing Cincinnati involves zooming along asphalt roadways, passing gaudy strip malls, and navigating congested parking lots. Our mindless mission is simply to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible. But there’s another travel experience to be had in this town: paddling a boat down one of our many streams and rivers.

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