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 ▶  WHEELING HISTORY  ▶  TRANSPORTATION   ▶   RIVERBOATS

▼ RIVERBOATS IN WHEELING

Boat-Building in Wheeling: 

▶ Boat-Building Flourished Here (New-Register, 1951)
▶ A. J. Sweeney & Son (Intelligencer, 1886)

River Traffic: 

▶ River Transportation in 1879
▶ January 1888 

Steamboats: 

▶ Steamboat Washington
Packet America
▶ Ben Hur
▶ Bertrand 
▶ Betty Wright 
▶ City of Wheeling
▶ Packet Courier
▶ Delta Queen 
▶ Geo. W. Kendall 
   ▶ Geo. W. Kendall Boat Launch, 1849 (Daily Wheeling Gazette article)
▶ Gordon C. Greene 
▶ Helen E.  
▶ Packet Hudson
Kanawha 
▶ Keystone State 
▶ Liberty
▶ Lizzy Townsend
Packet Phil Sheridan
▶ Packet Rebecca
▶ Steamboat Queen City
▶ S. S. Brown
▶ Steamboat Virginia (also the Steel City/
   East St. Louis/Island Belle/Greater New Orleans)
▶ Sternwheel "Washington"
▶ Winfield Scott 
   ▶ Trial Trip of the Winfield Scott in 1849 (Daily Wheeling Gazette article)
▶ Verne Swain

Ferry Boats: 

▶ The Conveyor
▶ The Islander

Tow/Tugboats: 

▶ Towboat Ironsides 
Towboat Miami 
▶ Towboat Nail City
  ▶ Death of William Page, Head Engineer of the Towboat Nail City
Towboat Sam Craig
Towboat Samuel Clark
▶ Towboat Sprague

Snagboats: 

▶ U. S. Snagboat E. A. Woodruff

Wharfboats: 

 ▶ Crockard & Booth

Fishing Club Boats: 

 ▶ Brunswik
 ▶ Central Fishing Club

Wrecks: 

 ▶ Wreck of the Steamer Scioto, July 4, 1882 
    ▶ The Scioto Disaster.Wheeling Intelligencer, July 5, 1882
    ▶ Scenes at the WreckWheeling Intelligencer, July 6, 1882
    ▶ Notes, Scenes and IncidentsWheeling Intelligencer, July 10, 1882
    ▶ Trial of the Pilot of the SciotoWheeling Register, March 6, 1884
 ▶ Wreck of the Steamer Virginia, March 31, 1849

Races: 

 ▶ Diurnal and Phaeton Race, 1880

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