It rolled down Green Street in Union Springs — a Frankenstein-ed tractor houseboat — arriving at Frontenac Park from Aurora sooner than Anto Parseghian expected.
“No police escort,” he remarked. “That’s a good sign.”
As the amphibious houseboat got closer to the boat launch, a crowd of hundreds began to shout and clap. Theon Parseghian, Anto’s son, stood with a captain’s hat on, waving and steering what he affectionately calls his “Beast of Burden.”