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2 edition of Paddle wheels on the Wanganui found in the catalog.

Paddle wheels on the Wanganui

Reid, Alec

Paddle wheels on the Wanganui

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Published by Blackwood & J. Paul in [Auckland, N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wanganui River (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • Whanganui River.
    • Subjects:
    • Paddle steamers -- New Zealand -- Whanganui River.,
    • Steam-navigation -- New Zealand -- Whanganui River.,
    • Wanganui River (N.Z.) -- Navigation.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Alec Reid and David Reid.
      ContributionsReid, David, 1890- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM461 .R4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 118 p.
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5531792M
      LC Control Number67007454

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Paddle wheels on the Wanganui by Reid, Alec Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book recalls the exciting days when the old paddle steamers plied treir way up the two hundred and thirty-nine named rapids between Wanganui and Taumarunui. In the years between and David Reid was an engineer on boats of the famous Hatrick Fleet. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reid, Alec, Paddle wheels on the Wanganui.

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This is an auction for PADDLE WHEELS ON THE WANGANUI by Alec Reid & David Reid. “In Victorian times the Wanganui River was one of New Zealand's most notable tourism attractions, with paddle-wheel steamers taking passengers on three-day trips with over-night accommodation provided cruise in either a river side guest house or on a specially designed floating.

A paddle steamer is a steamship or steamboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water. In antiquity, paddle wheelers followed the development of poles, oars and sails, where the first uses were wheelers driven by.

A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water. In antiquity, Paddle wheelers followed the development of poles, oars and sails, where the first uses were wheelers driven by animals or humans. Modern paddle wheelers may be powered by diesel engines.

[lower-alpha 1] Save for. The new independent drives to the paddle wheels gives tremendous manoeuvrability as we found on our trip in at Huka falls. Our appetite was wetted in the museum in the River Boat Centre in Wanganui and we started to go out of our way to. Paddle Wheels on the Wanganui.

Author: Reid, Alec and David. Publisher: Paul. Year of publication: Price NZ$: A fascinating account of the early paddle steamers on the Wanganui River, with maps and illustrations. Prices for Post & packaging for this book in NZ$, using Economy airmail: New Zealand: Australia/Pacific: Paddle Wheels On the Wanganui by Alec & David Reid.

Format: Hard Cover Dust cover: Good condition Size: mm x mm Date Published: Pages: Condition: good Second hand Illustrations: black and white plates.

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