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The Amazing Voyage of the New Orleans
by Judith St. George amazon.com Bridge across the Atlantic : the story of Hapag-Lloyd's North American liner services by Otto J. Seiler amazon.com The Burning of the GENERAL SLOCUM by Claude Rust City of the Future, A Narrative History of Kansas City 1850-1950 by Henry C. Haskell, Jr. and Richard B. Fowler 1950 Frank Glenn Publishing Co. inc., Kansas City Mo. City of Hannibal, Hannibal, Mo. : from riverboats to ribbons of concrete amazon.com The Confidence Man (Literary Classics) (Prometheus Books) Fiction by Herman Melville amazon.com The Conquest of the Missouri, 1901, Biography of Capt. Grant Marsh (1850's - early 1900s) by J.M. Hanson Deaf Maggie Lee Sayre : Photographs of a River Life by Maggie Lee Sayre, amazon.com The Delta Queen : Last of the Paddlewheel Palaces by August Perez, Associates. amazon.com The Diary of Joseph T. Anderson - 1861 A day by day account of boats and troops passing Commerce, Mo and Santa Fee, Ill. during 1861 and 62. Lots of good stuff. A plastic bound, 8-1/2 X 11" Paper cover book edited and compiled in 1997 by Betty Marshall, printed and currently sold by The Commerce Historical Society, P.O. Box 93, Commerce, MO 63742 $8.00 + postage with proffits going toward the Old Commerce Cemetery Fund the society has started for the cemetery on the hill in Commerce where Mr. Joseph T. Anderson (April 27, 1840 - September 14, 1895) is burried. "In a way," the society says "He is now helping to restore and maintain it." E-mail to Commerce Historical Society Directory of River Packets in the Mobile-Alabama-Warrior-Tombigbee Trades 1818-1932 by Bert Neville published in 1962 at Selma, Alabama. Discover! America's Great River Road : Upper Mississippi: Your Guide to the Heritage, Natural History by Pat Middleton amazon.com Early Days On The Missouri River A biography of the Missouri River, 1804 - 1904 By John Edward Hicks. $16.96 + $2.50 Ship. and hand. (Mo. residence add $1.06 Sales Tax.) Indian Creek Books, P.O. Box 8731, Kansas City, MO 64114, 816-942-0464 Emma Eileen Grove : Mississippi, 1865 (American Diaries, No 2) Children’s fiction about SULTANA by Kathleen Duey amazon.com The Final Voyage of the CENTRAL AMERICA, 1857: The Saga of a Gold Rush Steamship,the Tragedy of Her Loss in a Hurricane by Normand E. Klare amazon.com Fire canoe : prairie steamboat days revisited by Theodore Barris amazon.com First Steamboat Down the Mississippi Children’s fiction about the amazon.com Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol amazon.com Frontier Steamboat Town by Glenn Noble amazon.com Full Speed Ahead : The Story of the Steamboat Era on Lake Geneva by Larry Larkin amazon.com Goodnight, sorry for sinking you: the story of the S.S. City of Cairo by Ralph Barker amazon.com The Great Steamboat Race by John Brunner amazon.com The Great Yellowstone Steamboat Race by Robert J. Steelman amazon.com Gunboats Down the Mississippi by John D. Milligan amazon.com History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River by Chittend amazon.com In Times Past:Trains,Riverboats,Plane (VHS Cassette) by Traveling in Style amazon.com Inland River Record, 1995 : Diesel and Steam Vessels of the Mississippi River System and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and Tributaries in Operation As Of . . . by Dan Owen (Editor) Amazon.com The Island Queen : Cincinnati's Excursion Steamer (Ohio History & Culture Series) by John H. White, Robert J. White amazon.com King and Queen of the River The Delta Queen and Delta King story. by Stan Garvey River Heritage Press, 1995 The Legend of the Delta Queen By Bern Keating Delta Queen Steamboat Co., 1986 The Delta Queen Steamboat Company Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain amazon.com Life on the River; A Pictorial History of the Mississippi, the Missouri, and the Western River System by Norbury L. Wayman Crown Publishers, 1971 Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on Western Waters by James T. Lloyd, facimile edition published by Young and Klein, Cincinnati, 1979 The Log of the Betsy Ann by Fredrick Way, Jr., illustrations by Paul Briol R.M. McBride & Co., 1933. Long Live the Delta Queen, by Letha C. Greene amazon.com Maritime Museums of North America Including Canada by Robert H. Smith Amazon.com Mark Twain and the Queens of the Mississippi by Cheryl Harness amazon.com Mark Twain Journal Formerly The Mark Twain Quarterly, A periodical Edited by Thomas A. Tenney, c/o English Department The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424 The Material Culture of Steamboat Passengers: Archaeological Evidence from the Missouri River by Annalies Corbin, Roderick Sprague amazon.com Mississippi Odyssey, Hitchiking on the river. The journal of how Chris hitchhiked boat rides--houseboat, towboat and freighter-- from the Twin Cities to the Gulf of Mexico. by Chris J. Markham amazon.com

 

Quality supplements at low, low prices


The Mississippi River Before and After Mark Twain
                     by Gerald Mortimer. Capers  amazon.com

Mississippi Steamboat Days
                     by J. McCague  amazon.com

The Mississippi Steamboat Era in Historic Photographs:
                    Natchez to New Orleans 1870-1920
           by Joan W. Gandy, Joan W. Gandy, Thomas H. Gandy  amazon.com

Mississippi Sternwheelers
                     by Pam Zeck, Gerry Zeck  amazon.com

Mr. Roosevelt's Steamboat
                     by Mary Helen Dohan  amazon.com

Mr. Yowder and the Steamboat (Fiction?)
                     by Glen Rounds  amazon.com

Moonlite at 8:30 : the excursion boat story
                     by Alan L. Bates  amazon.com

More Firefighting Lore : 40 More Strange but True Stories from
                            Firefighting History,Including the Mississippi
                            Steamboat Fire Whose Death Toll . . .
                     by W. Fred Conway  amazon.com

The Mystery of the Sunken Steamboat (Hannah's Island, Bk. 2)
                       (Children’s fiction)
                     by Eric Wiggin  amazon.com

Night Boat to New England, 1815-1900
            (Contributions in Economics and Economic History, No. 128)
                     by Edwin L. Dunbaugh  amazon.com

The Ohio River
                     by John Ed Pearce, Richard Nugent (Photographer) 
                     Amazon.com

The Ohio River Handbook and Picture Album
                     edited by Benjamin F. Klein
                     Young and Klein, 1958-68

Old Steamboat Days on the Hudson River
                     by David L. Buckman  amazon.com
Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: The Recollections of a
				Steamboat Pilot from 1854 to 1863
				by George Merrick amazon.com
				Copyright 2001, University of Minnesota Press
				This is a new edition of a steamboating classic.
				Hundreds of boats, captains and other steamboat men and women
				are named in this wonderful book. No steamboat enthusiast
				should pass on this one. Dave


Owen Sound: Steamboat Days
                     by Andrew D. Armitage   amazon.com

The Pacific Princesses: an illustrated history of Canadian
                           Pacific Railway's Princess fleet on the
                           northwest coast
                     by Robert D. Turner  amazon.com

Perilous Journeys: A History of Steamboating on the Chattahoochee,
                      Apalachicola, and Flint Rivers, 1828-1928
                     by Edward A. Mueller  amazon.com

Poor John Fitch: Inventor of the Steamboat
                     by Thomas Boyd  amazon.com

The Princess story : a century and a half of West Coast shipping
                     by Norman R. Hacking  amazon.com

Race for Freedom (The Riverboat Adventures Series , No 2)
                    by Lois Walfrid Johnson, Lois Walford Johnson Amazon.com

Raise the Civil War Gunboats
                    By John Lathum and Friends Order the book

The River Book, Cincinnati and the Ohio
                     co-edited by Joyce V.B. Cauffield and Carolyn E. Banfield
                     Program for Cincinnati, 1981
Riverboats
                     by Ian Mudie  amazon.com

Riverboats and rivermen
                     by William Henry Drage  amazon.com

Riverboats Sketchbook
                     by Chris Halls  amazon.com

The River's in My Blood: Riverboat pilots Tell Their Stories
                     by Jane Curry
                     University of Nebraska Press, 1983
 
Rivers of History: Life on the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Cahaba and Alabama
                           Rivers of History
Click to enlarge
                     by Harvey H. Jackson, III
The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa
Robert Fulton and the Steamboat by Hill Rn Robert Fulton : Steamboat Builder (Discovery Biographies) by Joanne L. Henry Robert Fulton, Steamboat Builder. by Joanne Landers Henry

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