Julia Belle Swain Riverboat Could Come Back Soon
Remember the Julia Belle Swain?
The steamboat was a fixture on La Crosse's riverfront until about five years ago, when the economy forced its owners to end regular cruises. But now, some investors are working on a way to bring the boat back to Riverside Park. City park director Steve Carlyon says the Julia Belle could be docked on the levee soon, in preparation for future river travels. A request to put the boat on display at Riverside Park goes before the La Crosse park board tomorrow night.