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The life and times of the steamboat Red Cloud, or, How merchants, mounties, and the Missouri transformed the West / Annalies Corbin ; foreword by William E. Lass

Catalog Data

Author:
Corbin, Annalies  Search this
Subject:
Red Cloud (Steamboat) History  Search this
I.G. Baker and Company History  Search this
North West Mounted Police (Canada) History  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 145 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Missouri River
Montana
Fort Benton
Missouri River Region
Prairie Provinces
Date:
2006
C2006
19th century
Contents:
Manifest destiny and the Missouri River West -- Claiming the Missouri River : the evolution of the steamboat eras -- Fort Benton on the eve of economic upturn : renewed business opportunities -- A new whistle on the wind : the Red Cloud on the Missouri, 1877 -- Fortune building on the high plains -- Freight, freight, and more freight, 1879-81 -- Big business on the Missouri River, 1882 -- The loss of the Red Cloud and the end of an era : Fort Benton in decline, 1882-85
Topic:
Inland water transportation--History  Search this
River steamers--History  Search this
Business enterprises--History  Search this
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_811690