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  • Russia and Caucasia, and on the steamboats of the Volga system.

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  • Two lines of steamboats afford regular communication between San Juan and New York; one of them runs to Venezuelan ports and one to New Orleans; and there are lines to Cuba and direct to Spain.

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  • Two bridges, one of them a suspension-bridge, communicate with St Aubin on the opposite bank of the Seine, and steamboats ply regularly to Rouen.

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  • For transportation the North Saskatchewan is to some extent depended on for carrying freight by steamboats, but railways are widespread in the province.

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  • An excellent service of electric trams interconnect the towns of Hamburg, Altona and the adjacent suburbs, and steamboats provide communication on the Elbe with the riparian towns and villages; and so with Blankenese and Harburg, with Stade, Gliickstadt and Cuxhaven.

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  • wide), in which British and Dutch steamboats and steamboats of the Sloman (Mediterranean) line anchor.

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  • The London, Westminster and Vauxhall Steamboat Company established in 1840 a service of seven steamboats between London Bridge and Vauxhall.

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  • By the steamboats on the Weser there is communication with Karlshafen and Minden.

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  • The city is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railroad, by interurban electric lines, and by steamboats to New York.

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  • Alongside the quay are the landing-places of the steamboats navigating the Rhine.

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  • Jackson is served by the Illinois Central, the Alabama & Vicksburg, the Gulf & Ship Island, New Orleans Great Northern, and the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley railways, and during the winter by small freight and passenger steamboats on the Pearl River.

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  • The city is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railway (which has other stations in the township at Glenbrook, Springdale and Talmadge Hill), by electric railway to Darien, Greenwich, &c., and by two lines of steamboats to New York City and ports on the Sound.

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  • Newark is served by the Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley, the Erie, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western and the Central of New Jersey railways, and by steamboats engaged in coastwise and river commerce.

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  • Hartford is served by two divisions of the New York, New Haven & Hartford railway, by the Central New England railway, by the several electric lines of the Connecticut Company which radiate to the surrounding towns, and by the steamboats of the Hartford & New York Transportation Co., all of which are controlled by the N.Y., N.H.

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  • It is navigated from the mouth of the Surkhan, and steamboats ply on it up to Karki near the Afghan frontier.

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  • It is on the main line of the Northern Pacific, and on the Minneapolis, St Paul & Sault Ste Marie railways; and steamboats run from here to Mannhaven, Mercer county, and Fort Yates, Morton county.

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  • Fishkill Landing is served by the New York Central & Hudson River and the New York, New Haven & Hartford railways; by railway ferry and passenger ferries to Newburgh, connecting with the West Shore railway; by river steamboats and by electric railway to Matteawan.

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  • It is served by the main line and the Danbury division (of which it is a terminus) of the New York, New Haven & Hartford railway, by inter-urban electric lines, and by steamboats to New York.

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  • It is served by the Central Vermont and the Rutland railways, and by lines of passenger and freight steamboats on Lake Champlain.

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  • It is served by the Chicago & North-Western, and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul railways, and by steamboats on the Fox river, by means of which it meets lake transportation at De Pere and Green Bay.

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  • The navigation of the Magdalena is carried on by means of lightdraught steamboats which ascend to Yeguas, 14 m.

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  • De Land is served by the Atlantic Coast Line and by steamboats on the St John's river.

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  • The introduction of steamboats on the Danube in 1830 was one of the earliest material causes of the progress of Budapest, and gave a great stimulus to its corn trade.

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  • The Napo is navigable for steamboats for some distance above the mouth of the Coca, and thence for canoes as far as the Cando cataract, 3332 ft.

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  • It was navigated by Don Pedro Maldonado as early as 1741, and is navigable for steamboats of 2 to 4 ft.

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  • above its mouth, and is freely navigable for small steamboats to that point.

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  • Railways penetrate the heart of the region, and small steamboats ply upon the larger lakes.

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  • of water, but many which admit smaller vessels, and at the close of 1909 there were 151 steamboats and 424 sailboats engaged in the coasting trade.

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  • It is served by the Pennsylvania railway, by river steamboats, and by interurban electric lines.

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  • It is navigable for small steamboats up to Heilbronn, for boats up to Cannstatt, and for rafts from Rottweil.

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  • This canal still carries water and was navigable for steamboats until about 1875.

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  • Along the entire western border of the state the Mississippi River is navigable for river steamboats.

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  • Louisiana is served by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy and the Chicago & Alton railways, and by several lines of river steamboats.

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  • The lakes afford good fishing, and are navigated in summer by steamboats.

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  • Alexandria is served by the Baltimore & Ohio, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Southern and the Washington Southern railways; by the Washington, Alexandria & Mount Vernon electric railway; and by several lines of river and coasting steamboats.

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  • He went to the mines for a season, and there he began to write in the local newspapers, adopting the pen name of "Mark Twain," from a call used in taking soundings on the Mississippi steamboats.

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  • Milwaukee is favourably situated commercially, with excellent facilities for shipping both by lake and rail afforded by four trunk lines and a dozen lines of lake steamboats.

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  • Kaukauna is served by the Chicago & North-Western railway (which has car-shops here), by inter-urban electric railway lines connecting with other cities in the Fox river, valley, and by river steamboats.

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  • It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio and the Chesapeake & Ohio railways, and by several lines of river steamboats.

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  • Steamboats ply daily from the foot of Seventh Street to Alexandria, Mt Vernon, Old Point Comfort and Norfolk, and at Old Point Comfort there is connexion with boats for New York.

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  • Madison is served by the Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis railroad and by river steamboats.

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  • It is served by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, the St Louis & San Francisco, the Illinois Central, the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis, the St Louis South-Western, the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern and the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley railways, and by steamboats on the Mississippi.

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  • Steamboats likewise ply between Milford, Tenby, Swansea and Cardiff and Bristol; also between Swansea and Cardiff and Dublin; and there is a regular service between Swansea and Ilfracombe.

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  • Steamboats run from the mouth of the Green river, near Evansville, Indiana, to the Mammoth Cave landing.

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  • Steamboats ply above and below the city.

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  • It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio South-Western, and the Burlington (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy) railways, and by steamboats plying between it and St Louis.

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  • It is served by the Central of Georgia, the Georgia Northern, the Seaboard Air Line, the Albany & Northern and the Atlantic Coast Line railways, and by steamboats connecting it with Apalachicola at the mouth of the Apalachicola river.

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  • The latter furnishes fuel to the river steamboats, and it is hoped may eventually supply the surrounding mining region.

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  • The principal railway systems are the Maine Central, which enters every county but one, the Boston & Maine, the Bangor & Aroostook, the Grand Trunk and the Canadian Pacific. Lines of steamboats ply regularly between the largest cities of the state and Boston, between Portland and New York, and between Portland and several Canadian ports.

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  • The city is served by the Southern, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, and the Atlantic Coast Line railways; it is also connected by lines of steamboats.

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  • It is served by the Pennsylvania and the Raritan River railways, and by daily steamboats to New York.

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  • Farther north, Yaquina Bay and Tillamook Bay also admit small steamboats.

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  • It is navigable for river steamboats at high water for about 350 m.

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  • In the summer steamboats ply, touching at all the villages lying on the shores.

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  • on the Missouri, which is navigable for steamboats of good size.

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  • Szechenyi was also the first to start steamboats on the Theiss, the Danube and the lake of Balaton.

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  • Evansville is served by the Evansville & Terre Haute, the Evansville & Indianapolis, the Illinois Central, the Louisville & Nashville, the Louisville, Henderson & St Louis, and the Southern railways, by several interurban electric lines, and by river steamboats.

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  • Above Agram the Save is used chiefly for floating rafts of timber; east of Sissek it is navigable by small steamboats, but, despite its great volume, the multitude of its perpetually shifting sandbanks interferes greatly with traffic. Steamers also ply on the Una, the Drave below Barcs, and the Danube.

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  • Steamboats ply daily from Fiume to the Istrian health-resort of Abbazia, the Croatian port of Buccari, and the islands of Veglia and Cherso.

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  • Trains are ferried across the river to Windsor, and steamboats make daily trips to Cleveland, Wyandotte, Mount Clemens, Port Huron, to less important places between, and to several Canadian ports.

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  • The harbour on the northern beach is protected by an ancient stone pier, and in 1895 an iron pier was erected below the Castle Hill for the convenience of the steamboats which ply between the town and Bristol, Ilfracombe, &c. The trade of Tenby is inconsiderable, but the fisheries, for which the place was noted at an early period and which gave it its Welsh name of Dinbych y Pysgod, are of great value.

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  • The city is served by the Northern Pacific and the Great Northern railways, being the western terminus of the latter's main transcontinental line, by interurban electric railway, and by several lines of Sound and coasting freight and passenger steamboats.

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  • August 1806 Mersey & Irwell Navigation He was ordered to have steamboats built for the company's Manchester to Runcorn passenger services.

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  • I have been a member of the SBA for over 25 years and owned and run steamboats for 20 of them.

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  • Personal friends have kindly communicated valuable information, especially about old Glasgow, the river, and early steamboats.

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  • August 1806 Mersey & Irwell Navigation He was ordered to have steamboats built for the company 's Manchester to Runcorn passenger services.

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  • On your Mississippi cruise you will travel in traditional paddle-wheeled steamboats, which feature old-world charm and authentic Victorian décor.

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  • Steamboats are a nostalgic way to see the Mississippi River, and day and dinner cruises on ferries are other options.

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  • Several St. Louis-based tour operators offer rides down the Mississippi River on traditional steamboats.

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  • According to Tour Corp, this is the only authentic steamboat in New Orleans, though there are six steamboats there.

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  • The steamboats are noticeably smaller than typical cruise ships.

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  • Steamboat cruises, Memphis to New Orleans especially, are not easy to find because of the lack of steamboats that can accommodate overnight passengers.

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  • The historic vessel is a replica of the extravagant Victorian steamboats which dotted the Mississippi more than a century ago.

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  • The river, made famous by the likes of Mark Twain and the myriad of captains, who made history steering their steamboats in treacherous conditions, is still a vital part of the travel industry.

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  • Since there were no cars in 1888, steamboats were used to transport people from Buffalo to the park.

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  • Steamboats plying on Chesapeake Bay connect Alexandria with Norfolk.

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  • It is served by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western and the Lehigh Valley railways and by interurban electric line; and steamboats ply on the lake.

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