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Royal C. Moore: The Man Who Built the Streetcar Boats Lori Cherland-McCune

Royal C. Moore: The Man Who Built the Streetcar Boats

Lori Cherland-McCune

Published August 13th 2012
ISBN : 9781592985340
Paperback
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 About the Book 

Tragedy buried the life story of Royal C. Moore, an early Minnesota business giant, until the relatively recent raising and restoration of the Minnehaha, a 1906 Moore-designed and constructed streetcar boat. For lovers of vintage wooden boats, RoyalMoreTragedy buried the life story of Royal C. Moore, an early Minnesota business giant, until the relatively recent raising and restoration of the Minnehaha, a 1906 Moore-designed and constructed streetcar boat. For lovers of vintage wooden boats, Royal C. Moore: The Man Who Built the Streetcar Boats rings to the forefront one of the Midwests most prolific wooden-boat builders. For lovers of lakes and boats of all stripes, the volume reveals a deeper layer of understanding of the US heartlands nautical history. The book provides never before seen photographs, and narratives of people, life, and business on the shores of Lake Minnetonka in the half century between 1879 and 1930. The chronicle of Moore Boat Works ambitious owner, the hundreds of boats he imagined, designed, and manufactured, and his drive to push ahead in spite of adversity will cause you to probe your long-held beliefs about the hopes, dreams, and motivations of generations past.