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✓ End Of An Era À Download by » David Plowden David Plowden has spent many hours sailing aboard older Great Lakes Steamships His goal was to capture the essence and emotion of this unique type of steam vessel The days of the the reciprocating steam engine aboard commercial frieght ships has come and gone just like the old venerable steam locomotives The beautiful black and white photographs, coupled with an insightful narrative, gives the reader the most realistic vision of an era which will never again be experienced in human history When David set out to do this project, he sensed the urgency of his mission Today, most all of these vessels have been retired or scrapped and will never again feel the the seas, or the warmth and love of thier the crews I have personally observed David as he stolled about our decks with great love and Neat history on a very lost piece of American nautical history From Freighters In Motion And Intricate Machinery In The Engine Room, To The Men Who Operate And Maintain The Vessels, These Photographs Represent A Testament To The Vanishing Era Of SteamSince The Mid S When Coal Fired, Reciprocating Engined Steamboats Were First Heralded As A Swift And Reliable Method Of Freight Transportation, These Majestic Vessels Have Criss Crossed The Great Lakes Transporting Everything From Coal To Iron Ore And Cement Until The Advent Of The Diesel Locomotive Engine, The Speed And Efficiency Of The Lake Freighters Was Unchallenged Today, However, The Massive Fleet Has Been Reduced To A Handful, And Soon May Be Extinct photos are stories unto themselves David Plowden has spent many hours sailing aboard older Great Lakes Steamships His goal was to capture the essence and emotion of this unique type of steam vessel The days of the the reciprocating steam engine aboard commercial frieght ships has come and gone just like the old venerable steam locomotives The beautiful black and white photographs, coupled with an insightful narrative, gives the reader the most realistic vision of an era which will never again be experienced in human history When David set out to do this project, he sensed the urgency of his mission Today, most all of these vessels have been retired or scrapped and will never again feel the the seas, or the warmth and love of thier the crews I have personally observed David as he stolled about our decks with great love and devotion for these ships This book i Good result.
I love beautiful photography of machines and grew up watching the ore boats off of Cleveland I couldn t resist buying it and I ve enjoyed having it This is a nice picture book and also has an interesting history of the development and demise of the uniquely configured Great Lakes ships.
Jay Heise



I love beautiful photography of machines and grew up watching the ore boats off of Cleveland I couldn t resist buying it and I ve enjoyed having it This is a nice picture book and also has an interesting history of the development and demise of the uniquely configured Great Lakes ships.
Jay Heise David Plowden has spent many hours sailing aboard older Great Lakes Steamships His goal was to capture the essence and emotion of this unique type of steam vessel The days of the the reciprocating steam engine aboard commercial frieght ships has come and gone just like the old venerable steam locomotives The beautiful black and white photographs, coupled with an insightful narrative, gives the reader the most realistic vision of an era which will never again be experienced in human history When David set out to do this project, he sensed the urgency of his mission Today, most all of these vessels have been retired or scrapped and will never again feel the the seas, or the warmth and love of thier the crews I have personally observed David as he stolled about our decks with great love and devotion for these ships This book is a culm For those intrigued with American marine technology this is must buy As a child growing up near Detroit in the 1940s these huge ships were only in my distant memories until I read Plowdens narratives and saw the stunning photographs of the ships, the living spaces, the engines and firerooms, scenes underway, and the crew An excellent work

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