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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

1908 - 1909

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Below is one entry for each page listed. Click on the date below to see the complete journal page for that time period.

January 1908...Steamer Stella Moren runs into Steamer Little Fred. JW is on the Little Fred 

February 1908...Another fire at the Ways

April 1908...Steamer Stella Moren goes over dam #2, engineer John Cox drowns 

July 1908,.. 50 men are laid off at the Ways ... this page also mentions that model barges are being built for "exhibition purposes" 

November 1908...A long list of men who worked on the Steamer Fallie

February 1909...This page includes February 1909 to December 1909

December 1909..."The river is froze and so full of ice the boats are wearing their wheels out faster than we can repair them".

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