Hardcover: 130 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions (June 27, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 0.4 x 9.6 inches
Format: PDF Text TXT book
Maine steamboats existed in two different arenas: the ocean steamers that traveled up the coast and the inland steamers, which are the focus of this book. The Maine wilderness once witnessed an enormous movement of people, goods, and mail through steamboat traffic. Originally freighters provided supplies and merchandise for the lumber industry and, with the lack of roads, they were the only dependable transportation to many sporting lodges and re...