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Download Steamboats on the Western Rivers Free Books

Courier Corporation

English - 724 pages - ISBN-10: 0486278638 - ISBN-13: 9780486278636

3/5 by 37 votes


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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Ben Craig

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

Samantha Tremblay

Exciting to read and hard to put down

Ben Anderson

Incredible This book took over my life and I could not put it down.

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