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Old times on the upper Mississippi

George Byron Merrick

Old times on the upper Mississippi

the recollections of a steamboat pilot from 1854 to 1863

by George Byron Merrick

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi River,
  • Mississippi River Valley,
  • Mississippi River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Merrick, George Byron.,
    • River life -- Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century.,
    • River boats -- Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Pilots and pilotage -- Mississippi River -- Biography.,
    • Steam-navigation -- Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Mississippi River Valley.,
    • Mississippi River -- Description and travel.,
    • Mississippi River -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.,
    • Mississippi River Valley -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.,
    • Mississippi River Valley -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Byron Merrick ; with an introduction by Jane Curry.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesBorealis
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF597 .M46 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2727953M
      ISBN 100873512049
      LC Control Number86021863
      OCLC/WorldCa14214210

      Suggested Citation:"References."Transportation Research Board and National Research Council. Review of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Restructured Upper Mississippi River-Illinois Waterway Feasibility Study: Second Report. Traffic on the Mississippi system climbed from million short tons to more than million between and The growth in river shipping did not abate in the final quarter of the century. Traffic along the Upper Mississippi rose from 54 million tons in to million tons in

      Frank on the Lower Mississippi by Language: English. Brand new Book. Excerpt the rebels seemed to grow weary of the fight, for they drew off their forces; then, as soon as it was safe on deck, the cousins seated themselves on the guard, to "talk over old times." Frank gave descriptions of the fights in which he had engaged since they last. Up on the River is John Madson’s loving and sometimes humorous tribute to the people, animal life, and places of the Upper Mississippi. Madson’s Upper Mississippi is the part “between the saints,” from St. Louis to St. Paul, and where for thirty years he explored the bright waters of the upper reaches of the mighty river itself as well as the tangled multitude of sloughs, cuts, and.

      Oct 28,  · Old Man River, Paul Schneider's exploration of America's great waterway&#;taking the reader from the Mississippi River's origins to its polluted present and tracing its prehistory, geology, and cultural and literary histories&#;is as vast as its southindiatrails.com fascinating cast of /5. 6 Great Mississippi River Downtowns located in an old stable and carriage house, is comfortingly pub-like; it's known for its Gale's Hard Cider, blush, and zinfandel. Upper Mississippi.


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