Come Hell or High Water, a Lively History of Steamboating on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers by Michael Gillespie
A Lively History of Steamboating on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
True Stories of Steamboating on the Missouri River from one of our favorite steam era authors! In Come Hell or High water, Gillespie invites the reader to experience the challenge that was steamboating in the nineteenth century--as recorded firsthand by passengers, crew members and journalists. Dozens of historic photos, charts, maps and Illustrations.
"For one brief moment in history, it was possible to slide down a muddy bank, board a steamboat, and travel anywhere within a 16,0000-mile system of inland waterways known as the Western Rivers. They included the incomparable Mississippi River..."
300 pages, 6x9", ISBN 0-9620823-2-5
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