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Professional Mariner Editor Dom Yanchunas visits the Kanawha Valley for a conversation with West Virginia inventor Linwood Hamilton, who has developed a pair of inventions to improve safety in the inland towing industry. One is a rake that would fit onto the bow of a barge. The other is thruster piping inside a lead barge of a tow.

Added: 2015-11-03

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