Steamboat Mississippi Size 2

Dimension: Length 83 x Width 22 x Height 40 cm

 Grade A + / Museum Quality

Construction of the boat:

  • We place a second layer of plank on the hull, Teak wood.
  • Deck made with small planks Beech and Rose wood.
  • Masts and other pieces on the deck are made Teak, Acajou, Oak, Beech and Rosewood.
  • Ornaments are turning in solid Brass.

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Description

 Steamboat Model King of Mississippi

Origin: American

Year: 1868

Steamboat Model played a major role in the 19th-century. For the development of the Mississippi River. She allowed the practical large scale transport of passengers and freight.

Using steam power, river boats were developed during that time. However, this could fleet in shallow waters as well as upriver against strong currents.

Nevertheless, She serve Mississippi River commerce in 20th century. Most importantly, Between 1811 and 1853. The boat explosions were a very often due to the poor boiler construction.

Therefore, she usually blow up one or two a week in the season. In additions, boilers used in early Mississippi boat were built of pieces of riveted cast iron.

Additional information

Weight 19 kg
Dimensions 93 × 32 × 50 cm