On the side-wheel boat, to get back to my subject, the engines are independent—one engine to each wheel.
On a side-wheel boat the make-up of the engine crew is different.
The propeller, I have before said, is erroneously supposed to run more cheaply than the side-wheel.
She and her sister ship, the Choctaw, were side-wheel steamers altered into casemate ironclads with rams.
side-wheel ferries, driven by horse-power, plied between the river's mouth and the Queenston landing.
There was great danger that he would run into us, as he was like a steamer with only one side-wheel and no rudder.
But speed has generally been deemed essential in this country, and the side-wheel is everywhere used.
A side-wheel boat usually went around the sharp bend with one paddle wheel backing and the other going ahead.
You know every side-wheel steamer has a statement of her destination painted on her wheel house.
Such engines are used to some extent in Europe, and they have been adopted in the United States navy for side-wheel gunboats.