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The great Red River raft

Author: Peter Zachary Cohen; James Watling
Publisher: Niles, Ill. : A. Whitman, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how in the 1830's riverman Henry Shreve cleared the Red River of a centuries-old, 200 mile logjam with his iron snagboat, thus opening the way for steamboats to Texas.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Henry Miller Shreve; Henry Miller Shreve; Henry Miller Shreve
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Zachary Cohen; James Watling
ISBN: 0807530395 9780807530399
OCLC Number: 10457474
Description: 37 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Peter Zachary Cohen ; illustrations by James Watling.

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Describes how in the 1830's riverman Henry Shreve cleared the Red River of a centuries-old, 200 mile logjam with his iron snagboat, thus opening the way for steamboats to Texas.

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