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Buckets and Belts (Evolution of the Great Lakes Self-Unloaders)

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9780980175004
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Overview

On a warm summer afternoon in 1927 off South Haven, Michigan, an old barge began taking on water. Helpless to staunch the flow and realizing their vessel would inevitably sink, the crew escaped to the accompanying tug, and watched as their ship plunged beneath Lake Michigan.  Its loss unlamented, its career unheralded, it slumbered on the sandy bottom in the same obscurity that had shrouded its earlier work days as a steam freighter sailing the Great Lakes.  However, the vessel’s anonymity ended in 2006 when Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates located the sunken wreck of the Hennepin. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the world’s first self-unloading vessel.
       Buckets and Belts: Evolution of the Great Lakes Self-Unloader traces more than a century of innovative technological advancements in the conveying of bulk cargos from the Hennepin’s conversion to a self-unloader in 1902 to today’s mammoth thousand-foot long lakers.
      Enhanced with the most comprehensive collection of self-unloader images ever published and dozens of underwater photographs, the book also explores the lives of the people who designed these vessels, the crewmen who sailed them and the self-unloaders that tragically went to the bottom, often taking entire crews with them.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Valerie van Heest, William Lafferty
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    320
    Publisher:
    In-Depth Editions, LLC (June 1, 2009)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9780980175004
    ISBN-10:
    0980175003
    Weight:
    26.56oz
    Dimensions:
    8.02" x 1" x 0.67"
    Case Pack:
    16
    File:
    MIDPOINT-midpoint_delta_20160811-20160819.xml
    Folder:
    MIDPOINT
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    $20.96
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