Steamboats on Northwest Rivers

Steamboats on Northwest Rivers

by Bill Gulick
     
 

Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

One hundred years before dams were built on the Columbia-Snake river system, steamboats carried cargo and people to the farthest reaches of those waterways.  Where water flowed, sturdy boats and bold captains went - with no locks, dams, or artificial navigation aids.  Bill Gulick,

Overview


Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

One hundred years before dams were built on the Columbia-Snake river system, steamboats carried cargo and people to the farthest reaches of those waterways.  Where water flowed, sturdy boats and bold captains went - with no locks, dams, or artificial navigation aids.  Bill Gulick, dean of Northwest history writers, tells the story of this colorful period in the region's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870044380
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

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Meet the Author


Bill Gulick's writing career, spanning more than six decades, twenty-seven novels, eight non-fiction books and several plays, is truly remarkable.  He lives in Washington state and has continued writing into his 90's.  

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