Tug-Of-War Between Towboats, 'James Rumsey' and 'D. T. Lane', Kanawha River, W. Va.

Identifier:
038828
Collection Number:
3697
Title:
Tug-Of-War Between Towboats, 'James Rumsey' and 'D. T. Lane', Kanawha River, W. Va.
Date:
1903/04/12
Description:
The contest resulted in the Charles Ward Engineering designed, smaller, twin screw propeller, "James Rumsey" pulling and pushing the steam powered, stern wheel "D. T. Lane", therefore the "James Rumsey" was declared the winner.
Subjects:
Boats--Steamboats., Towboats.
Corporate Names:
D.T. Lane (Towboat), James Rumsey (Towboat), Charles Ward Engineering Company.
Geographic:
Kanawha River (W. Va.)
Acquisition Source:
McCabe, Brooks
Acquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView