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6 edition of IT STARTED WITH A STEAMBOAT found in the catalog.

IT STARTED WITH A STEAMBOAT

by STEVEN HARVEY

  • 66 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by AuthorHouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Transport: General Interest,
  • Steamboat lines,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Steamboats,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Transportation-General,
  • 19th century,
  • Inland water transportation,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8487367M
    ISBN 101420849433
    ISBN 109781420849431
    OCLC/WorldCa62091035

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IT STARTED WITH A STEAMBOAT by STEVEN HARVEY Download PDF EPUB FB2

Steve Harvey appropriately sub-titled this book "An American Saga." After horseback and buggies in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State came the steamboat making "It Started With A Steamboat" a most adept title. As I started reading I found myself engrossed with the words written and, almost, unable to put the book down.5/5(4).

The history of steamboat transportation on the Finger Lakes is skillfully chronicled in It Started With a Steamboat, An American Saga, written by Steven Harvey. Fittingly, the author begins at the beginning, with Robert Fulton and his new steamship traveling up.

If you are interested in reading more about the Steamboat Era on Keuka Lake and the other Finger Lakes, I would strongly recommend Steven Harvey’s It Started With a Steamboat () which I read for background on this article.

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The War of caused political upheaval in the south, particularly with the Royal Navy blockade of the US Gulf Coast ports but after the Treaty of Ghent and resumption of peace, New Orleans was firmly American, after passing through French and Spanish hands.How the steam makes it run The diagram and description shown here provides a schematic of a piston designed to force air or water through the boat's keel, propelling it without allowing water to swamp the engine.

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