Mississippi Model Boat Kit Paddle Steamer – Occre (14003)
The Mississippi Paddle Steamer Model Boat Kit is manufactured by Occre Model Ship Kits & Occre Model Boat Kits. They use high quality materials, made with precision and a great degree of detail. To ensure easy, enjoyable ship model kit assembly, all Occre wooden Ship Model Kits are accompanied by detailed instructions, subdivided into assembly stages with full colour photographs. The kit is double planked.
History of the Mississippi Paddle Steamer
The MISSISSIPPI Paddle Steamer legendary riverboats sailed the Mississippi throughout the 19th century, following a route that passed through the most emblematic cities along the river’s banks, from its origins in Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to the mouth of the river, down in New Orleans. The main characteristic of these delightful wooden boats were the great, steam engine powered paddle-wheels. The shallow draft of these fine boats allowed them to navigate all but the smallest of the main rivers.