Night boat to New York : steamboats on the Connecticut, 1824-1931 / Erik Hesselberg.
Book | Globe Pequot | 2022

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xxi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue A River's Ghosts -- Powers of Steam -- Captain Bunker -- A Hero Returns -- Fast Traveling -- A Picturesque Valley -- To the Seashore -- Palaces Afloat -- Excursion! -- Ivory, Pistols, and Tobacco -- Pilots and Captains -- Athens on the River -- The People's Favorite -- The Granite State -- Twilight -- Epilogue A Whistle Good-bye.
Summary
"A portrait of the steamboat era, when a procession of stately sidewheelers plied between Hartford and New York City, docking at Peck's Slip on the East River in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge"-- Provided by publisher.
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Steamboats on the Connecticut, 1824-1931
Other Form:
Online version: Hesselberg, Erik. Night boat to New York Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, 2022 9781493044504 (DLC) 2021050319
ISBN
9781493044498 (hardcover)
1493044494 (hardcover)
9781493044504 (epub)
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