Iowa City, IA: The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1963. Staple-bound Softcover. Very Good. Item #063889
Pages crisp and clean; stapled binding secure; some chipping along the spine and short tears at the spine ends of the soft cover as well as mild rubbing at the left front and right rear, otherwise clean and well-kept. 40pp., illustrated in black-and-white. Articles by William J. Petersen about winter traffic on the Mississippi and nearby rivers, including sleighs built for steamboats, boats built for ice, and icebreaking efforts in the days when much trade relied on river craft.