Steam Coffin: Building the First Steamship

ACS Sacramento Section was proud to host John Laurence Busch, the author of the book “Steam Coffin”, at 6pm on Thursday February 15th at the North Natomas Library.

John spoke about his book from the chemist’s perspective.

This Chemists Presentation showed how Captain Rogers designed and built this revolutionary vessel — from a chemist’s perspective — nearly two centuries ago!

Illustration of steamship on water

by Marc Foster

Author: ACS Sacramento Section

The Sacramento area has over 900 members of the American Chemical Society in all areas of chemistry.

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