Steamboats of the Chesapeake

C & O Railway Newport News showing the Virginia starting on her trip to Norfolk. Courtesy of the Mayor J. Harry Norris Collection.

C & O Railway Newport News showing the Virginia starting on her trip to Norfolk. Courtesy of the Mayor J. Harry Norris Collection.

History Piney Point pier 1880's

Bushwood Wharf on the Wicomico River in St. Mary's County, Md. Courtesy of the Mayor J. Harry Norris Collection.

Bushwood Wharf on the Wicomico River in St. Mary’s County, Md. Courtesy of the Mayor J. Harry Norris Collection.

CHESAPEAKE 1850 Oyster Wars & The News Reader - Book # 1

CHESAPEAKE 1850 Oyster Wars & The News Reader – Book # 1

CHESAPEAKE 1880 Oyster Wars & News Reader- Book # 2 - Available in Kindle, paperback and Audible

CHESAPEAKE 1880 Oyster Wars & News Reader- Book # 2 – Available in Kindle, paperback and Audible

Horydczak, Theodor, photographer. “Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Co. Norfolk & Washington steamboat

Horydczak, Theodor, photographer. “Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Co. Norfolk & Washington steamboat

Interior of steamboat cabin Francis Benjamin Johnson photo on N & W steamboat

Interior of steamboat cabin Francis Benjamin Johnson photo on N & W steamboat

Pursers Office on Norfolk & Washington steamship

Pursers Office on Norfolk & Washington steamship

CHESAPEAKE 1910, the third in the series of Steamboats and Oyster Wars coming soon!

CHESAPEAKE 1910, the third in the series of Steamboats and Oyster Wars coming soon!

Point Lookout Hotel on the Chesapeake Bay. Courtesy of Mayor J. Harry Norris Collection.

Point Lookout Hotel on the Chesapeake Bay. Courtesy of J. Harry Norris Collection.

Steamship Ben Campbell in 1852 at wharf LoC

Steamship Ben Campbell in 1852 at wharf Library of Congress.

The Princess Anne car ferry operated from Norfolk to Eastern Shore

The Princess Anne car ferry operated from Norfolk to Eastern Shore of Virginia. Courtesy of Mayor J. Harry Norris Collection.

Oyster steamboat Kecoughtan at landing, probably in Tidewater Virginia  LoC

Oyster steamboat Kecoughtan at landing, probably in Tidewater Virginia LoC

Steamboat Wilson Small on Aquia Creek, Virginia 1863 LoC

Steamboat Wilson Small on Aquia Creek, Virginia 1863 LoC

Old Dominion Line at Hampton Roads Va. in 1905 LoC. Detroit Publishing Co.

Old Dominion Line at Hampton Roads Va. in 1905 LoC. Detroit Publishing Co.

Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Co. interior

Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Co. interior

Steamboat wharf in Washington DC in 1836. LoC

Steamboat wharf in Washington DC in 1836. LoC

Steamboats in port in Baltimore_ Maryland LOC

Steamboats in port in Baltimore_ Maryland LOC

Steamboat arrives at Mount Vernon_ Va. LoC

Steamboat arrives at Mount Vernon_ Va. LoC

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