Product Details


Title:
Brix Maritime Story The: A Century of Towboating and Barging
Author:
Peter J. Brix with foreword by Tom Marti
Publisher:
BLM LLC
ISBN or Item #
9780989044318
Date Listed:
2014-02-15 10:15:41
Retail Price:
$49.95
Our Price:
$41.95
Description:
Untitled Document

The Brix Maritime Story

A Century of Towboating and Barging

By Peter J. Brix with foreword by Tom Martin.

Cloth with dust jacket, 11x9 oversize horizontal format, 209 pages, extensive b&w photographs, index, bibliography, and vessel listing. First Edition,2013.

"The Brix Maritime Story tells a unique tale, showing how logging and marine transportation were joined in the early 1900s, with towboats and barges playing a central role in the economic growth of the Pacific Northwest. The over 100 year history of Brix Maritime (originally Knappton Towboat Company) is shared by third-generation Peter Brix, who served the family business as a deckhand and as CEO.

"Photographs, many from the author's personal collection, of over 260 tugboats are shown, and over 170 barges listed, complete with specifications. This beautiful hardbound book is a must have for the maritime and tugboat enthusiast."