Item No: pdcc01006
Title: John Fitch's Passenger and Freight Steamboat of 1790.
Print and Picture Collection
Illustration of John Fitch's steamboat which successfully carried passengers and freight on the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Trenton in the summer of 1790. Unlike his first steamboat design of three years earlier, which had a bank of oars on either side of the boat, this new design utilised several stern mounted oars.
A917.481 P536 v.10
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler