Crossing on Time: Steam Engines, Fast Ships, and a Journey to the New World

Crossing on Time
Published: 2019-05-07
Prior to the 1800s, ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean relied on the wind in their sails to make their journeys. But the invention of steam power ushered in a new era of transportation that would change ocean travel forever: the steamship. Author-illustrator David Macaulay guides readers through the history that culminated in the building of the most advanced—and last—of these steamships: the SS United States. This book explores the design and construction of the ship and…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.