Sailing Across the Ocean with Steam - Steam Culture

Steam Boats were finally the top dog on the rivers but now it was time to go farther. Today on Steam Culture, Brent talks about how steam boats transitioned from river boats to ocean liners.

Steam Boats at the time were really good at local transportation as well as some longer distances but one issue always came up, fuel needs. Watch today as Brent describes how they figured out how to make their steam boilers more efficient with the help from Alfred Holt and his compound steam engine.

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Steam Boat
SS Savannah
1800s Trade Routes
Compound Steam Engine
Steam Education

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