Definitive account covers every aspect of steamboat's development: its construction, equipment and operation; the organization and conduct of steamboat transportation as a business enterprise; the hazards and amenities of shipboard life; steamboat races on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers; collisions, explosions and fires; the rise of competition; the ultimate decline, and much more.
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Book Description DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC., MINEOLA, N.Y., 1993. Encuadernacion original. Book Condition: NUEVO / NEW. 1ª edicion. HUNTER, L.C. STEAMBOATS ON THE WESTERN RIVERS. AN ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL HISTORY. MINEOLA, N.Y., 1993, x 684 p. tablas Encuadernacion original. Nuevo. Bookseller Inventory # 17379
Book Description Dover Publications, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110486278638
Book Description Dover Publications, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0486278638