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Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River, British Columbia

a story of Yankee participation in building and operating paddlewheelers during the Cariboo gold rush, 1858-1871

by Frank Raymond Coutant

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Published by [The Author in Monroe, Conn .
Written in English


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SeriesLimited edition [triology -- no. 1]
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Open LibraryOL24347038M


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A reproduction of the original booklet YANKEE STEAMBOATS ON THE FRASER RIVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA by Frank R. Coutant first published in This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning : Frank R. Coutant. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Box Sidewheeler Commodore, built at Williamsburg, N.Y., (now Brooklyn) inthen called Brother Jonathon, carried first large party of gold seekers from San Francisco to Fraser River mines in (B.C.

Archives) A story of Yankee participation in building and operating paddlewheelers during the. Item: - Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River British Columbia Item: - World Peace Forum closing ceremony Item: - City Vancouver illustrated: deluxe souvenir book: including southwest British Columbia and Victoria.

Water Powers Fraser River British Columbia Canada [British Columbia Government] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Water Powers Fraser River British Columbia Author: British Columbia Government. 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.

Twelve paddlewheel steamboats plied the upper Fraser River in British Columbia from until They were used for a variety of purposes: working on railroad construction, delivering mail, promoting real estate in infant townsites and bringing settlers in to a new frontier.

Bibliography Sources used in the making of the virtual town tour section. Coutant, Frank R., Yankee Steamboats on the Fraser River British Columbia. Downs, Art., Paddlewheels on the Frontier.

Epner, G., Map of the Gold Regions of British Columbia, Originally lithographed in San Francisco, Eversole, Linda J., On Lee House. This article is about Steamboats of the Lower Fraser River and Harrison Lake. The first steamboat on the Fraser River was the SS Beaver which entered Pacific waters in It was an itinerant supply for the Hudson's Bay Company roving throughout the lower Columbia River in Oregon and around coastal Washington, British Columbia and southeastern Russian America, long before those political.

The Fraser River / ˈ f r eɪ z ər / is the longest river within British Columbia, Canada, rising at Fraser Pass near Blackrock Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and flowing for 1, kilometres ( mi), into the Strait of Georgia at the city of Vancouver.

It is the 11th longest river in Canada. [citation needed] The river's annual discharge at its mouth is cubic kilometres (27 cu mi) or Country: Canada.

On June 6th, the sidewheeler "Surprise" became the first vessel to travel as far up the Fraser as Fort Hope. The Surprise made about 15 round trips to Fort Hope, carrying approximately passengers at a time and charging $ for each passenger (Coutant, Frank R., Yankee Steamboats on the Fraser River British Columbia.

P) The Umatilla. Salmon canning in British Columbia began in on the Fraser River, and shortly after, inon the Skeena River. Over the next years or so, some canneries were built on the coast and as many as 95 operated in a given season. Many of these were on the Fraser River--B.C.'s (and Canada's) principal salmon producer.

But most were upcoast--the outlying plants--and these supported. Frank Raymond Coutant has written: 'Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River, British Columbia' -- subject(s): Accessible book 'Cariboo highway; the great north road to the Fraser river. Fraser-Cariboo gold rush: the boom that founded British Columbia; richer than the Klondike and still producing golden wealth.

FC C67 Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River, British Columbia: a story of Yankee participation in building and operating paddle-wheelers during the Cariboo gold rush, A list of best nonfiction and historical fiction books focused on the Columbia River Basin.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

New Westminster and Fraser River. [CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA). Steamboats and Paddle Wheelers Steamboat refers to the flat-bottomed, shallow-draft, steam-powered vessels, generally associated with inland navigation, as opposed to deep-keeled, oceangoing steamships.

As invented in by French physicist Denis Papin, the paddle wheel (driven by compressed steam from wood- or coal-fired boilers) was affixed to the boat hull either laterally.

Traffic on the new rough Cariboo Wagon Road was diverse and included mule trains, stage coaches, lumbering freighters and even camels.

Freight to the Cariboo and other points was packed by mules and loaded into freight wagons with a return trip taking up to 3 months (Coutant, Frank R., Yankee Steamboats on the Fraser River British Columbia. Frank Raymond Coutant has written: 'Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River, British Columbia' -- subject(s): Accessible book 'Cariboo highway; the great north road to the Fraser river goldfields.

The Fraser River is the longest river within British Columbia and it is also known as the Salmon River.

Rising at Fraser Pass in the Rocky Mountains and flowing into 4/5(9). Rename to Steamboats of the Upper Fraser River so as to 1) shorten the title and 2) bring it into stylistic sync with other steamboat-article titles.

Not slagging CindyBo's fine work in the slightest, just think the "in British Columbia" is m110 April (UTC). The Stuart River or Nak'alkoh (Dakelh name) is one of the largest tributaries of the Nechako River in northeastern British Columbia, Nechako is in turn one the more important tributaries of the Fraser Stuart River flows kilometres ( mi) from Stuart Lake to its junction with the Nechako River.

The river drains a portion of the Nechako Plateau—a gently-rolling Country: Canada. In The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers, Robert Turner has written a magisterial study of this extinct technology during its apogee on the Yukon River. A welcome addition to Turner’s earlier books on British Columbia’s transportation history, this attractive book describes the steamboat’s role in the history of northern BC, the Yukon Territory.

Our passenger Paddlewheeler is an authentic replica of the paddlewheelers, or sternwheelers that plied the Fraser River in British Columbia from the s until the s.

Carrying everyone from pioneers, fur traders, gold rush miners, and family passengers from the communities along the Fraser River, these working boats were vital.

Follow along as travellers Paul and Alex explore the Fraser Valley and Fraser Canyon region of British Columbia, a short distance from Vancouver.

They go for a. Re the Sacramento, in the Olga Ruskin et al. book on Gassy Jack, she mentions that there were for a while more steamboats on the Fraser than on the Sacramento, and - amazingly - on the Mississippi; not for very long you'd think, and these vessels also were of the same ilk that took on the Stikine and Taku runs when those rushes came ujp, ditto for the Cassiar rush (up the STikine mostly) and.

Steamboat days on the Skeena River, British Columbia [Wiggs O'Neill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Wiggs O'Neill. The Enterprise was an early steamboat operating on the Willamette River in Oregon and also one of the first to operate on the Fraser River in British vessel should not be confused with the many other vessels, some of similar design, also named earlier times, this vessel was sometimes called Tom Wright's Enterprise after one of her captains, the famous Tom : Dismantled at Grays Harbor, Cariboo District (B.C.) Taxonomy.

Subjects. Code. Scope note(s) Source note(s) Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River British Columbia. Add to clipboard. AM Part of City of Vancouver Archives pamphlet collection "A story of yankee participation in building and operating paddlewheelers during the Cariboo gold rush The Coquille River starts in the Siskiyou National Forest and flows hundreds of miles through the Coquille Valley on its way to the Pacific Ocean.

Bandon, Oregon, sits at the mouth of the Coquille River on the Pacific the era of railroads and later, automobiles, the steamboats on the Coquille River were the major mode of transportation from Bandon to Coquille and Myrtle Point in.

Steamboat Saga — Kamloops Lake, BC - British Columbia Heritage Markers on The first route was the Lower Fraser River and Harrison Lake taking people from Victoria and New Westminster to Port Douglas at the head of Harrison Lake.

Passengers would have to transfer to the steamboats for the length of Kamloops Lake. But. Media in category "Steamboats of the Fraser River" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total. Enterprise (steamboat )).jpg 1, × ; KB. The Colony of British Columbia was a crown colony in British North America from until It was founded by the British Crown, who appointed James Douglas, then Governor of the neighbouring colony of Vancouver's Island (established in ) as the Colony's first l: Fort Langley (–), New Westminster.

North Cariboo Air was created in Access to memory - Open information management toolkit. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes various takes of Donnelly Rhodes as the Storyteller, in a log cabin setting next to a fireplace, telling tales of Slumach and his gold mine.

A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or oats sometimes use the prefix designation SS, S.S. or S/S (for 'Screw Steamer') or PS (for 'Paddle Steamer'); however, these designations are most often used for steamships.

The term steamboat is used to refer to smaller, insular, steam-powered boats working on lakes and rivers.

Yankee steamboats on the Fraser River British Columbia. Add to clipboard. AM ; Item [ca. ] Part of City of Vancouver Archives pamphlet collection "A story of yankee participation in building and operating paddlewheelers during the Cariboo gold rush " .C3 H34 ; ; Part of City of Vancouver Archives library.

A Look at steamboats of the Columbia Basin, Fraser River and Puget Sound of British Columbia, and the Yukon Basin of Alaska, and the Yukon Territory of Canada. Steamboat History part 8 Steamboats of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska5/5. In the late 19th century, during the height of railroad projects in British Columbia, about a dozen paddlewheel steamboats plied the Fraser River to transportation settlers and cargoes.

You can relive the experience on a cruise operated by Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours. The Fraser River is the longest river within British Columbia, Canada, rising at Fraser Pass near Blackrock Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and flowing for 1, kilometres ( mi), into the Strait of Georgia at the city of Vancouver.

It is the 11th longest river in Canada. The river's annual discharge at its mouth is cubic kilometres (27 cu mi) or 3, cubic metres per second (.