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Night boat to New York : steamboats on the Connecticut, 1824-1931  Cover Image Book Book

Night boat to New York : steamboats on the Connecticut, 1824-1931 / Erik Hesselberg.

Hesselberg, Erik, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1493044494 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781493044498 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781493044498
  • ISBN: 1493044494
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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.
Subject: River steamers > Connecticut River > History.
River steamers > New York (State) > East River > History.
Connecticut River > Navigation > History.
East River (N.Y.) > Navigation > History.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chester Public Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chester Public Library 387.243 HES (Text) 33210000533766 Adult Nonfiction Available -


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