Model maker Glenn Grieco building the paddlewheel assembly for Heroine
The construction of models of ship remains is a tool that can be used to understand information derived from archaeological and historical research. Glenn Grieco, a graduate of the Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M University, is a professional ship modeler.
Glenn is currently working on several models, including a new version of La Belle. Previous models have included another two models of the 17th-century French ship La Belle, one of La Belle's cannons, including the carriage, sections of the Western river steamboat Heroine and her steam engine, a working capstan model, and a model of the War of 1812 American brig Jefferson
To view reports on each model, please follow the links at the top of the page.
We actively seek contract work to build to your specifications any scaled model of a historical ship. Model projects built under the Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M come with the added bonus of undergoing extensive research to ensure that models are built as historically accurately as possible.
Email Glenn at firstname.lastname@example.org