“I can remember the sternwheel steamers, three at a time, lined up against the bank of the Yukon River.”
“But she answered gallantly to the call, and glided out of the way just is the broad bow of the sternwheel steamboat came along, raising a white, foam-crested wave as she breasted the swift current.”
“In carrying on our contract we had in use a stanch sternwheel steamboat and a number of barges for towing stone from the quarries to De Vall's Bluff, where the railroad bridge was being built.”
“Hill was the Mississippi steamboat agent at one end; at the other, an old Hudson Bay trader, Norman W. Kittson, ran two little old sternwheel steamboats from Breckenridge to W.nnipeg.”
“She was roused from it by the scream of a whistle, and the hoonch-hoonch of a sternwheel steamer.”
“- A piece of sternwheel and Marietta history was apparently lost this weekend as the showboat Becky Thatcher sank at its mooring on Neville Island in the Ohio River, just north of Pittsburgh, Pa.”
“The 35th annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival will draw more than two dozen sternwheel river boats, along with some 85,000 spectators, who will enjoy music, food and fireworks.”
“The sternwheel captains took to the river under sunny, blue skies Sunday afternoon for the captain's races and crowds gathered to see, including John Provost, of Parkersburg, and his sons J.J., 7, and Gavin, 4.”
“Built in 1918, the Snyder is the last remaining steam-powered sternwheel towboat in existence.”
“After all, it IS the only remaining steam powered sternwheel tugboat in existence today, and Marietta is her home.”
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