sidewheeler


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sidewheeler

(ˈsaɪdˌwiːlə)
n
(Nautical Terms) a vessel, esp a river boat, propelled by two large paddle wheels, one on each side. Compare stern-wheeler
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Hollister boarded the coastal sidewheeler Orizaba for San Francisco, where the manpower pool was swarming with coolies fresh from China .
The challenge was taken up by the Cleveland & Buffalo's sidewheeler night-boat City of Erie for a 100-mile race (it actually turned out to be 94 miles) on Lake Erie.
government itself, in the form of a 1958 report by the ICC, would complacently assert that the passenger train was rolling down the track to oblivion and would in all probability "take its place in the transportation museum along with the stagecoach, the sidewheeler, and the steam locomotive"?