Steamboats on the Rivers and Lakes of Manitoba

A 1987 study exploring the history of steam-boat travel in Manitoba, from 1859-96.

The study is divided into the following three sections:

Part 1: A History (PDF)
Part 2: Images (PDF)
Part 3: Images (PDF)

The Anson Northup Steamboat

Anson Northup
The Anson Northup was the first steamboat on the Red River and the first to
reach Fort Garry, in 1859 (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society).
The steamboat is commemorated with a provincial heritage site marker.

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