Steamboats on the Western Rivers

Steamboats on the Western Rivers

An Economic and Technological History

eBook - 2012
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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
Additional Contributors: Hunter, Beatrice Jones
hoopla digital
ISBN: 9780486157788
0486157784

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