"Take a close look at this rather fuzzy image. It's from an old postcard archived in the Lauderdale Library, and it shows just what you think it shows: A gentleman in long pants, jacket, and cap is WALKING down the middle of the Mississippi River. The photo was taken just as he passed Arkansas City, Arkansas, sometime in January 1907 ..."
Yes, friends, our resident Wizard of Oddities, Vance Lauderdale, has posted another entry in his blog at Memphis Magazine. And this one's a doozy.