The model here is a very high poly model built near to scale of a stern wheeler steam powered ship. It is built with a lot of exterior detail and wood working that gives the model a great deal of realism. The model stern wheeler paddles are animateable as is the rudders, the crane operated gangways. The struts that push the paddle wheel are also animateable. The model is fully textured and all textures and materials shown here are included. The model also comes in multiple formats for your immediate downloading. This model is a great subject matter for river animations, western and historical animations and of course still frame animation. The flat bottomed stern paddle wheeler was a common sight on the Mississippi Missouri and Ohio Rivers as well as others during the period from 1840 through the early 1900s.