Belle of Louisville celebrates 99th birthday

Published: Oct. 20, 2013 at 8:22 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 27, 2013 at 8:22 PM EDT
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Visitors paid $30 to be part of a two hour lunch cruise on the Ohio to celebrate the Belle's...
Visitors paid $30 to be part of a two hour lunch cruise on the Ohio to celebrate the Belle's birthday.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Belle of Louisville turned 99 today! No other river steamboat in American history has lasted as long as Louisville's legendary lady.

The Belle still runs with 19th century steam engines and a paddlewheel. Visitors paid $30 to be part of a two hour lunch cruise on the Ohio to celebrate the Belle's birthday.

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