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Count the sand barges . . .

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That’s how much 2400 hp can push.

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Does it get better than on such a sweet midsummer’s eve?

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The crewman below leaning on the h-bitt, does he wonder how lucky he is? Is his job as sweet as it seems to me?  A century ago flat-bottomed schooners would beach on an ebb, crew would set gangplanks to the sand and trot out wheelbarrows and shovels, fill the hold as possible before the next flood took them back off.  What’ll sand folk do a century from now?

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