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Riverboats in Wheeling


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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
H. K. Bedford
Helen E.
Packet Hudson
Kanawha
Keystone State
Liberty
Lizzy Townsend
Packet Phil Sheridan
➤ Packet Princess
Packet Princess in collision, 1887
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 Boat Clubs:

➤ Brunswik
➤ Central Fishing Club


Wrecks:

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


Races:

Diurnal and Phaeton Race, 1880

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