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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

A Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925 

July 1908

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July 7, 1908 to November 18, 1908


 

Steamer Rover left the Ways Tuesday July 7, 1908  new wheel  finished Saturday

Steamer Braddock left August 12, 1908 about noon

Steamer Bertha Docked, Tuesday August 11, 1908  general repairs  in Friday 14, 1908

Steamer Carbon Docked, Monday August 10, 1908 for new Cylinder timbers and general repairing

Started building 2 Model Barges on a 1/2" Scale for exhibition purposes   size  Width 17" - Depth 6", Length 9: 5 1/4"   along with John Wiegel, John Morgan and George Balsinger   finished them Wednesday 26 August, 1908,  built 4 of these

repairin Wheel on Steamer Little Fred,  Saturday August 29, 1908

finished Steamer Carbon Saturday September 19, 1908

Steamer Tide Docked  Monday September 14, 1908 for Cylinder timbers and general repairing  almost new  finished October 15, 1908

Friday October 16, 1908  have gang on Model Barge Mississippi  finished her Tuesday November 10, 1908

Nothing on the Ways Yards. Gang is puting in concrete under the Ways in lower yard under Foreman John Morgan  Monday November 16, 1908

Cleaning up Yard and repairing shed roof over shafting

Tuesday and Wednesday  November 17 - 18, 1908  building pair of Mill Trucks

Over 50 men Laid off at Ways September 29, 1908 

July 7, 1908 to November 18, 1908

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