List of steamboats on the Columbia River

List of steamboats on the Columbia River

This list summarizes basic characteristics of steamboats placed in service on the Columbia River and its tributaries. The articles Steamboats of the Columbia River, Steamboats of the Arrow Lakes, British Columbia, Steamboats of Columbia River, Wenatchee Reach, Steamboats of the Cowlitz River, and Steamboats of the Willamette River expand on the topic.

Early boats

Early Oregon Steam Navigation Company boats

Boats operating above Wenatchee

Boats associated with Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company

Notes

References

Pacific Northwest Steamboats

* Corning, Howard McKinley, "Willamette Landings", (2nd Ed.) Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR 1977 ISBN 0-87595-042-6
* Faber, Jim, "Steamer's Wake", Enetai Press, Seattle, WA 1985 ISBN 0-9615811-0-7
* Mills, Randall V., "Sternwheelers up Columbia", University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE 1947 ISBN 0-8032-5874-7
* Robertson, Donald B., "Encyclopedia of Western Railroading - Volume III - Oregon and Washington," at 222, Caxton Printers, Caldwell, ID 1995 ISBN 0-8700-4366-8
* Newell, Gordon R., "Ships of the Inland Sea", Binford & Mort, Portland, OR (2nd Ed. 1960)
* Newell, Gordon, and Williamson, Joe, "Pacific Steamboats", Bonanza Books, New York, NY (1963)
* Ruby, Robert H. and Brown, John A., "Ferry Boats on the Columbia River", Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, WA 1974
* Timmen, Fritz, "Blow for the Landing", Caxton Printers, Caldwell, ID 1972 ISBN 0-87004-221-1

teamboats in general

* Hunter, Louis C., "Steamboats on the Western Rivers", Dover Publications, NY 1947 ISBN 0-486-27863-8

ee also

*Cascades Rapids
*Columbia River Gorge
*Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company
*Beaver (steamship)
*Moyie (sternwheeler)
*Oregon Steam Navigation Company
*Shipwrecks of the Inland Columbia River
*Shaver Transportation Company
*Steamboat
*Steamboats of the Oregon Coast
*W.T. Preston (Corps of Engineers snagboat and museum)

External links

* [http://www.gorgediscovery.org/default.aspx Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Wasco County Historical Museum]
* [http://boundless.uoregon.edu/digcol/index.html University of Oregon Digital Collection]
* [http://www.kin.bc.ca/Archives/Moyie/MoyieHome1.html SS "Moyie" National Historic Site]
* [http://museum.cityofanacortes.org/preston.htm Anacortes History Museum ("W.T. Preston" snagboat)]


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