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Beschreibung des Verlags
A Traveller's Guide to steamboat related places along the Western Rivers.The good old time of steamboats is not over. It just got a little bit harder to find all the wonderful places that remind us of the best days of the steamboats.Many exciting places are just not metioned in mainstream tourist guides. There are still a few real paddlewheel steamboats, many small museums that bear great steamboat history. This book directs you to these hard-to-find places and tells you what to find there.The Steamboat Traveller includes some information about specific boats, places and river people. And the book is featuring a few highly entertaining and informative historic steamboat travel reports, including an essay from Charles Dickens.Rivers covered: Upper and Lower Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Arkansas, White, St. Croix, Muskingum, Kanawha, Tennessee, Cumberland, Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Columbia, Willamette, Snake, Sacramento, Hudson, Yukon, Chena and Lake Champlain.