MISSISSIPPI RIVER FOLK BACKGROUND
L. A. DAY
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Boats of The Pioneer Days On Upper River
Sinking of Craft and Loss of Life Not Uncommon In Olden Days
By Capt. Walter Blair
"The wreck was raised, taken to La Cross and rebuilt as the Robert Ross. This name was later changed to J.S. Keator. She was for many years in charge of Captain L. A. Day of Le Claire, Ia., while she was running logs for J. S. Keator Sons of Moline, Ill., her owners."
L. A. Day 1870-1935.
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