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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

May 1914

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April 14, 1914 to June 20, 1914


 

Steamers Vesta and Henry A. Laughlin off the Ways Tuesday April 14, 1914

Steamer Clyde of the Clyde Coal Co. docked Wednesday April 22, 1914 for new head - new nosing and plank shear and general repairs  off the Ways Monday May 18, 1914

Steamer Rover docked Monday May 18, 1914

new balance rudder built for Steamer Duquesne Friday May 15, 1914

Monday May 18, 1914  changing pitman straps from the Coal City for the Steamer Charles Brown

The Steamer Sand Digger Rebecca is about the biggest job I have been on   old Hull about new and 10 ft. steel pontoon joined into the wood side making her width over all 46 ft. and length over all 186 ft.  In the River Thursday May 28, 1914   she was docked February 19, 1914  she left on her own steam May 29, 1914. The Rodgers Sand Co. had J.M. Hammet looking after their end of it   this job run over 30,000.00   this in 1914 was quite a bit of money

New Balance rudder Stock on Steamer Tornado June 16, 1914

New Fantails on the Steamer Alice Brown - new wheel chain braces - new Pitmans   these Pitmans were formerly on the Steamer Henry Lourie. We worked them over and assembled the Brown straps on them     this work done June 16-17-18-19 - 1914

April 14, 1914 to June 20, 1914

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