John Polhamus’ great grandfather was the famed Colorado River boat Captain Issac Polhamus. Issac would span a career of over 50 years navigating the waters from his home base in Yuma AZ, all the way to the gold fields of Nelson Nevada. John has some great insight to not only the river boat captain but also the man behind the ship’s wheel.
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This is part 1 of a multi-part series….