First Steamboat Down the Mississippi
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Fichter, George S.
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Pelican Publishing

Books about First Steamboat Down the Mississippi
New Orleans
Language: en
Pages: 9
Authors: James M. Powles
Categories: Mississippi River
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Seemingly guided by the Great Comet of 1811, and overcoming naysayers, treacherous rapids, shifting channels, hostile Indians and devastating earthquakes, the steamboat New Orleans' pioneering voyage from Pittsburgh down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to its namesake city ushered in a new age of river transportation.
First Steamboat Down the Mississippi
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: George S. Fichter, Joe Boddy
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Pelican Publishing

Experience this real-life adventure through the eyes of a young crew member aboard the steamboat New Orleans.
The Great American Steamboat Race
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Benton Rain Patterson
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-11 - Publisher: McFarland

Running from New Orleans to St. Louis in the summer of 1870, the race between the Robert E. Lee and the Natchez remains the world’s most famous steamboat race. This book tells the story of the dramatic contest, which was won by the stripped-down, cargoless Robert E. Lee after three
Historic Shipwrecks of the Gulf of Mexico
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Benton Rain Patterson
Categories: Electronic government information
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

Books about Historic Shipwrecks of the Gulf of Mexico