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4 edition of Way"s packet directory, 1848-1994 found in the catalog.

Way"s packet directory, 1848-1994

passenger steamboats of the Mississippi River system since the advent of photography in mid-continent America

by Frederick Way

  • 185 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Ohio University in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River Region,
  • Mississippi River Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Packets -- Mississippi River Region -- Registers.,
    • Steamboats -- Mississippi River Region -- Registers.,
    • Ship registers -- Mississippi River Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPacket directory, 1848-1994.
      Statementcompiled by Frederick Way, Jr. ; [with a new foreword by J.W. Rutter].
      ContributionsWay, Frederick, 1901-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE565.U5 W39 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination625 p. :
      Number of Pages625
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1095119M
      ISBN 100821411063
      LC Control Number94019619

      Way's Packet Directory, Frederick Way, Jr., was a noted steamboat pilot and river historian who collected steamboat data throughout some 80 years of his life. Whether you are a steamboat historian or a genealogist whose ancestors traveled on the rivers, Way's Packet Directory is bound to help in your research. "Way's Packet Directory, Passenger Steamboats of the Mississippi River System Since the Advent of Photography in Mid-Continent America/Upper Mississippi River Rafting Steamboats." The Annals of Iowa 55 (),

      Way's Packet Directory Frederick Way The first Mississippi steamboat was a packet, the New Orleans, a sidewheeler built at Pittsburgh in , designed for the New Orleans-Natchez trade. Packets dominated during the first forty years of steam, providing the quickest passenger transpo. Way’s Packet Directory, – Passenger Steamboats of the Mississippi River System since the Advent of Photography in Mid-Continent America By Frederick Way Jr. Foreword by Joseph W. Rutter. The first Mississippi steamboat was a packet, the New Orleans, a sidewheeler built at Pittsburgh in , designed for the New Orleans-Natchez.

      Neither Castleman nor the charges name a specific boat either. Other sources that make no mention of this attack are the newspapers of the time, other memoirs, various official records, and "Way’s Packet Directory ". 'This photo is from the book 'Way's Packet Directory, ' revised edition compiled by Frederick Way, Jr. and published by the Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio - Joseph W. Rutter, Editor, wrote in the Foreward: 'The lifetime work of Frederick Way, Jr. is found in his Packet and Towboat Directories, indispensable resourses for.


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