Publisher: Steamboat Pr; [1st American ed.] edition (February 1995)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.5 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Captian Ron's booklet "UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER historical past" starts off with the early French explorers and hardy fur trappers. He covers the historical past of the paddle-wheel steamboats from the 1st one at the Mississippi River in 1811, the "NEW ORLEANS",to the fonding and development of the paddle-wheel steamboat businesses at the higher Mississippi River -- from passenger and freight steamboats to expedition paddle-wheel steamboats of at the present time. you will discover pictures and early old tales of the higher Mississippi river cities from St.Louis, Missouri, to Minneapolis, Minnesota. extra to all this heritage are tales and stories from river pilots concerning the names and landmarks alongside the higher Mississippi River.