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Mississippi sternwheelers

Pam Zeck

Mississippi sternwheelers

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River
    • Subjects:
    • Paddle steamers -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Paddle steamers -- History.,
    • Steamboats -- History.,
    • Mississippi River -- Navigation -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mississippi River -- Navigation -- History.

    • About the Edition

      Photographs and text describe the origins of sternwheel paddle boats and how they aided in the settling of the interior of the United States. Also included is a look at today"s sternwheelers.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPam and Gerry Zeck ; illustrations by George Overlie.
      ContributionsZeck, Gerry., Overlie, George, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE630.M6 Z42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4269457M
      ISBN 100876141807
      LC Control Number81015553
      OCLC/WorldCa7838073

        I've just started adding a lot of information about the (distant) cousins of mine who moved to Texas. Many of them served in Texas units during The War. Looking at their records it occurred to me that I know next to nothing about how The War played out in Texas and the West - so, can anyone. Natchez Steamboat at Mississippi River - New Orleans. Natchez has been the name of several steamboats, and four naval vessels, each named after the city of Close up of paddle wheel on Delta Queen Steamboat.


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About this Item: Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, Illustrated Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Overlie, George (illustrator).

Later Printing. Explains how the old sternwheelers worked, takes us on section of the Mississippi. Lots of b/w photos. Size: 9 3/4 x 8 3/4 ".

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Steamboats played a major role in the 19th-century development of the Mississippi River and its tributaries by allowing the practical large-scale transport of passengers and freight both up- and down-river. Using steam power, riverboats were developed during that time which could navigate in shallow waters as well as upriver against strong currents.

After the development of railroads. Steamboats on the Mississippi River in those early years were few but notable. A lightweight steamboat, the Comet, completed a similar voyage to the city of New Orleans, and following the War ofmore steamboats began to ply the Mississippi’s Vesuvius, a steamboat also owned by Fulton and similar in design to the New Orleans and the Enterprise were both launched in and.

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