New steam barge demonstrated on river.
New Type of Steam Barge.
Location of events unknown.
7 men (dressed in suits apart from the driver) ride in a steam barge / boat on a river in industrial area. Boat is about 25-30 feet long & has roof on poles over midsection. Looks like a demonstration for the men in suits. The barge is called 'Hotchkiss'. 1 man controls lever & wheel; and another stands by some machinery in the middle of the boat. Shot of boat coming under small bridge toward camera. Boat turning around; boat heading down river; in urban area; buildings up against water; some loading docks.
Cut to shot panning on exhibition hall at boat show; many types of boats displayed on platforms w/ signs; flags; pennants; etc. Banner advertises 'Salter Bros Ltd - Oxford'.