Description: Patent for a chain steamer that has an improved means of propulsion with a uniform speed despite a changing current. It does not allow the boat to laterally deflect. It is especially meant to be used with tow boats that travel on fast-moving, shallow streams. It can be used to move ferry boats across fast-moving rivers as well.
Date: February 7, 1893
Creator: Pfeifer, Edmund I. & Pfeifer, Eduard A.
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