Steam lovers rally to boat

THE paddle-steamer PS Minimus has come a long way since its days in Geelong.

The pride and joy of a paddle-steamer master, the boat was taken around the country and shown at river events across Australia.

Ill health led the captain to part company with the Minimus and the paddle-steamer has spent the past year undergoing restoration at the Rivers and Riverboat Historical and Preservation Society workshop in Mildura.

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