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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

March 1912

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February 17, 1912 to March 30, 1912


 

Steamer Jim Brown Docked Wednesday February 27, 1912   worked with 11 men till 11 PM on rudder job - new Samson post - new strainers on the sides

Wheel Job on Steamer Rover  Wednesday February 21, 1912

Wheel job on Steamer Clipper  Wednesday February 21   worked on Clipper till 8 AM   22 - straight through    Pancost Foreman

An Model Barge #80  puting in chain fastening

Building new Steam Box  February 19 - 20 - 21 - 1912    
on the job   A. Meyers    Wm Steele

Repairing drafting Shed and overhauling rudder templets  
February 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 1912

Barge #80 in the River Saturday February 24, 1912   new chain fastening - Plank shear - 4 new Kevels and other repairs

Steamer Charlotte out February 24, Saturday 1912  gunnel Hull to be lengthened 30 ft and widened 6 ft   cut her into through the Cabin and finished pulling her apart 30'  Thursday February 29, 1912   Larbord side set out 6 ft   March 2, 1912   this was one of my biggest jobs   Rodgers Sand Co own her and J.M. Hammond is looking after for them   put her in the River Saturday March 30, 1912   broke one of her main chains puting her in   she left the Ways Saturday eve under her own steam.  J.H. Rodgers Wife and children went down the Ways on her

February 17, 1912 to March 30, 1912

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