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Ribbon of water and steamboats north

D. J. Comfort

Ribbon of water and steamboats north

meeting place of many waters, part two in a history of Fort McMurray, 1870-1898

by D. J. Comfort

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Published by Fort McMurray Public Library] in [Fort McMurray, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort McMurray (Alta.) -- History,
  • Athabasca Region (Alta.) -- History,
  • Alberta, Northern -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5797 F54 C64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination313p.
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18527403M

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Seller Inventory # Ribbon of Water and Steamboats North A History of Fort MacMurray Alberta. Comfort, D. (SIGNED). Included in this volume are views spanning the Great Raft, the opening of the river to navigation and commerce, the role the river played in the Civil War, and the twilight of commercial steam navigation.

The first photographic tribute to the river ever published, Red River Steamboats captures a bygone era in Louisiana's : Steamboats also played a vital role in the transportation revolution. Steamboats revolutionized water travel.

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