On the Waterways

  • 1991

People who live and work along North America's waterways are profiled in this 13-part tour, which was filmed during a three-year voyage on the 60-foot yacht Driftwood. The crew of sailors and filmmakers traveled 25,000 miles, visiting various locales, including ports along the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Episode Guide

Eastern Great Lakes: A Fragile Bond

South Atlantic: Coast of Contrasts

Lake Michigan and Illinois River: Midwest Riviera

Tennessee Tombigbee: Waterway Slicing Through the South

Mid-Atlantic: Great Eastern Shore

Florida: Too Much, Too Fast

Upper Mississippi: Mark Twain's River

Lower Mississippi: Working River

Lake Superior: Hiawatha's Gitche Gumee

Western Gulf Coast: From Border to Bayou

Hudson River and Erie Canal: America's Historic Waters

North Atlantic: Cradle of the Continent

The Ohio: Big Blue-Collar River

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