Hereafter, Scraggsy, old kiddo, you an' Mac can go it alone with your stern-wheel steamer.
She was a stern-wheel boat, 130 feet long, and 22 feet beam.
If you swim on your face, you kick up the water like a stern-wheel boat.
Oh, yes, I see; and he set me down in his mind as a stern-wheel politician.
Those steamers were mainly of the light-draught, stern-wheel structure, which still characterises the Columbia River boats.
On the river they have a stern-wheel steamer, the Antonio Lopez, and a number of steel-lighters for carrying down tobacco.
The boat itself was a mere scow with an upright engine in the centre and a stern-wheel tacked on the outside.
The "Washtenong," a small steamer with a stern-wheel, in due time carried us up.
It was the stern-wheel steamboat Yuma, and this is the only mention of it I can find.
Captain Kettle went down to the beach, and stepped along the gangway on to the stern-wheel launch.