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Volume 5176, North Star (sternwheeler 1897) --- North West Leicestershire District Council election, 2011 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5176, North Star (sternwheeler 1897)---North West Leicestershire District Council election, 2011 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Yukon Memories By George Millen
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A photographic album showing scenes of the Dawson City, and general area, photos are of Dredges, Old Aircraft, Sternwheelers, Ferries, Shoran, Old buildings, Gold mining, Old Lodges, etc.
Ramona By Helen Hunt Jackson
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The river sternwheeler Ramona operated from 1892 to 1908 on the Willamette River in Oregon, on the Stikine River running from Wrangell, Alaska into British Columbia, and the Fraser River, in British... More > Columbia. This vessel should not be confused with the coastal steamship Ramona which also ran in Alaskan waters.Ramona was built at Portland, Oregon in 1892, and was reconstructed and enlarged in 1896. The vessel was built for the Graham steamboat line, formally called the Oregon City Transportation Company, but also known as the “Yellow Stack Line”. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Crossing the Plains, Days of '57 By Wilson Valente
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The crossing was effected by means of an old-fashioned ferryboat or scow, propelled by a small, stern-wheeled steamer. Two days were consumed in transporting our party and equipment across the... More > stream; but one wagon and a few of the people and animals being taken at each trip of the ferryboat and steamer. From the landing we passed up the west shore twenty miles, seeing occasionally a rude cabin< Less
The Ohio River - A Course of Empire By Charles Badgley, Archer Butler Hulbert
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First Published in 1906 by the noted historian Archer Butler Hulbert, this excellent work chronicles the events that occurred from the time of Celeron's Expedition through the years of early... More > settlement when canoes and flatboats were the main mode of transportation. Next came the steamboat era when Sternwheelers and Sidewheelers plied up and down the great Ohio River from Pittsburg to the Mississippi. This book is not your average "dry" history book. It is filled with stories and first hand accounts of the people who lived and participated in these events that made the Ohio River a true course to empire. This book has been re-created, re-edited and re-published with additional photos, illustrations and annotations by C. Stephen Badgley.< Less