Research the 2-8-0 railroad steam locomotive, like the one in Chapter 1, and create an illustrated report.
Draw a semaphore lantern as it would have looked if Meechum and Harding had been able to signal the train.
Cussler uses the ship Empress of Ireland in the book. There was a ship of that name that sank May 29, 1914 on the St. Lawrence River. Use a graphic organizer to compare the ship that Cussler writes about and the actual Empress of Ireland.
Use a blank map or create a map to show the site of the expedition to examine the Empress of Ireland and the location of the Manhattan Limited.
Sarveux's Plane Sabotaged
Write a newspaper article reporting the sabotage of Charles Sarveux's plane.
Dear Mr. Cussler
Write a letter, or email the author, and tell him what you did and did...
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