The discovery of the steamers at the beginning of the 18th century ships with shallow draft and large ships built councils who were able to transport even against the flow of passengers. The scoop councils were powered by huge steam engines could be attached to the aft or sideways on each flank.
The riverboats were continuously improved. Its speed made for memorable matches. Races were held to see what was the fastest ship of the Big River. Perhaps the most famous river boatrace the game between the Natchez VI and Robert E. Lee that took place in June 1870 from New Orleans to St. Louis. Miles was in 1200 by Robert E. Lee made in 3 days, 18 hours and 14 minutes, a record that day still has not been broken today.
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||64 x 18.5 x 30.5 cm|
|Tools Required||Wood glue, paint, thinner, tools, paint, stain|
|Content||The kit includes all the wooden parts, fittings, drawings
Dutch construction and description.