In our continuing effort to promote paddlewheel boats, the American Sternwheel Association is making available to our members and friends various articles concerning these boats, the inland waterways and boating in general.
If you have an article you would like to contribute, please submit it to:
- Steering Systems: By G. Morton
A look at various types of systems for controlling the rudders of a sternwheel riverboat.
- The Paddlewheel: By G. Morton
A look at the design and construction of a paddlewheel for a sternwheel riverboat.
- Trip Log of the E. L. Thumper: By Jack Bedeck
A complete log of the Thumpers voyage from Pittsburgh, PA to (almost) St. Louis, MO. This is nice example of keeping a LOG and the type of things that can be expected on a long trip.
- Acquisition of the Riverboat Jubilee: By Julian Scott Morris
One persons experience of finding, buying and transporting a paddlewheel boat.
An up-to-date listing of all marine channels and their assignment.
- Do I want to own a Paddlewheel boat?: By G. Morton
A discussion of the pro's and con's of ownership.
- Plumbing: By G. Morton
A discussion of the primary aspects of plumbing a paddlewheel boat.