6 edition of An American transportation story found in the catalog.
An American transportation story
David J. DeBoer
by Intermodal Association of North America
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||122|
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BOOKS; STATES. California New York Pennsylvania Michigan Ohio Illinois Massachusetts New Jersey. Transportation across Water Little is known of the origins of water transportation. As long ago as BC the Egyptians were already employing large cargo boats. The first great system of transportation by sailing vessels, that of the Phoenicians, connected the caravan routes with seaports, chiefly those in the Mediterranean area.
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Those who colonized Australia roug–40, years ago have been credited as the first people to cross the sea, though there is some evidence that seafaring trips were carried out as far back asyears ago.
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