Submitted by scott on Sat, 11/13/2021 - 09:45

The trip from San Francisco to Sacramento was made by river boat, Mark Twain choosing this type  of transportation rather than stagecoach not only for nostalgic reasons, remembering his Mississippi steamboat days, but because it was more comfortable, more scenic, and because the boat had a bar.  

(The Trouble Begins at Eight)

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