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Steamboats

bcplfusion.bcpl.org_repository_sternwheeler_gordon_c._greene_february_1950.jpg Boone County was home to a budding steamboat industry in the 1820s. A total of four steamboats were produced at Big Bone between 1824 and 1827, when the white oak timber gave out.

References

Ellis, Bob. “Early Steamboats Built at Big Bone Lick,” Enquirer, 1 Jan 1963.

steamboats.txt · Last modified: 2013/04/25 15:27 by jgregory