Galveston-Houston Packet, The: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou by Andrew W. Hall

By Andrew W. Hall

Many think the cost of the yankee West as signaled via the airborne dirt and dust of the wagon educate or the whistle of a locomotive. through the center many years of the 19th century, notwithstanding, the expansion of Texas and issues west headquartered at the seventy-mile water course among Galveston and Houston. This unmarried very important hyperlink stood among the rural riches of the inner and the mercantile agencies of the coast, with a around of operations that used to be as refined and effective as that of any huge delivery community this present day. whilst, the packets at the in a single day Houston-Galveston run earned a name as colourful as their Mississippi opposite numbers, whole with impromptu steamboat races, makeshift naval gunboats through the Civil conflict, expert gamblers and terrible accidents.

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Galveston-Houston Packet, The: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou

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