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a paddle steamer having the paddle wheel in the stern

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Wood camps sprang up along the river to provide fuel for the sternwheelers during their journey.
Sternwheelers traveled the upper Columbia throughout the year except during especially cold winters when thick ice hampered their passage.
In 1937, the sternwheeler 'Keno' made 39 round trips from Mayo to the Yukon River and transported about 8150 t, second only to the 10,800 t moved in 1922.
Rather than opulent passenger vessels, Ross launched boats like the 87-foot sternwheeler Nipawin and the screw steamer Sam Brisbin to connect outlying lumbering and mining operations with the railhead at The Pas.
As one of the authentic sternwheelers from the Riverboat Discovery tours churns by, try and make a choice from among the restaurant's acclaimed "18 feet of desserts.
Known as one of America's last wild rivers, this glacier-fed waterway was once a major navigation route to the Klondike traveled by multitudes of sternwheelers.
Sternwheelers and canyon cats; whitewater freighting on the Upper Fraser.
This glacier-fed mighty river was once a major navigation route to the Klondike traveled by multitudes of sternwheelers.
For the Binkley family of Fairbanks, who own Riverboat Discovery, navigating sternwheelers through shifty river waters is as real today - and as fantastic - as it was for Mark Twain when he described life on the Mississippi River long ago.
From the moment they step aboard the ship, our goal is to exceed their expectations -- from the carefully reproduced, state-of-the art sternwheelers to the spacious and comfortably deluxe accommodations to our warm and friendly all-American crew.
From sternwheelers and dog sleds in the early years, to airplanes, trucks, trains, and (in nearby Nenana) modern tugs and barges, Fairbanks continues to provide shipping services to much of Alaska's remote landmass.
Delta Queen Steamboat Company's cruises recreate the grandeur of the past on the company's luxurious, modern-day and historic sternwheelers.
American West Cruises' voyages are exemplified by their Cruise Into History(R) experience in which guests and crew recreate the grandeur of the past on the company's luxurious, modern-day sternwheelers with onboard historians and naturalists, visiting historical points of interest and cruising through natural scenic wonders.
While her size makes the Belle stand out as one of San Francisco's largest landmarks, it is her 1880s riverboat decor -- including paddlewheel -- that revives memories of sternwheelers that sailed from San Francisco to Sacramento during the gold rush era.