Steamboats On The Volga River

Steamboats On The Volga River

The Volga River is Europe's longest river, and a major trade artery in that continent. The technological arrival of the steam engine allowed cargoes to be more easily moved upstream. The use of steamboats on the Volga River began in the year 1821.

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... “To Samara from Moscow, via Nizhni and the River Volga”, The Harvester world, Volumes 2-3, (published by International Harvester Co.) (1910), at page 22 ... (describes a trip by steamboat by a salesman for International Harvester Co ... on the Volga river in 1910.) Ellis, William T ...

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