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Northern Steamboats

By: Tatley, Richard

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 839C5047

ISBN: 1550461656

Condition: Very Good


1550461656 240 pages. Index. Many archival black and white illustrations. "Nowhere (in Ontario) did steamboats find a greater variety of employment than in the North. Here, steamboats brought settlers to their new lands, transported produce to markets, and helped to make possible the railways, the mining industry, paper mills, and tourism. They were lifelines to isolated communities and remote island villages. This fascinating account of the heyday of steamboating in the North is a timely sequel to Richard Tatley's previous books, as divers probe the depths of northern waters for wrec... View more info