Steamboats on the Western Rivers
An Economic and Technological HistoryeBook - 2012
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.
Publisher: [United States] : Dover Publications : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource