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Riverboats in Wheeling


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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 
➤ Sidewheel Packet Chesapeake
➤ 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 Charon 
➤ The Conveyor 
➤ The Islander 
➤ The Ruth Ann 

Tow/Tugboats: 

➤ Towboat Ironsides 
➤ Towboat Iron Age 
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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