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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

December 20,1917

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December 20, 1917 to December 30, 1917


 

Built to Job on Steamer Rover   new rudder blade   stop December 20, 1917

Wheel job on Steamer Active night December 21, 1917   finished 11 PM

Templets finished for new Voyager Saturday December 22, 1917

Week ending Saturday December 15, 1917   the worst weather I ever saw   Ice 8 - 10 - 12 in. thick and men working on wheel Jobs Night and Day

Steamer Vulcan off the Ways December 23, 1917

Steamer Rover Docked Sunday December 23, 1917 for rudder job

Men are still working on wheel and bulkhead jobs Day and Night for 2 weeks ending Saturday December 29, 1917

Wheel work on Jim Brown Saturday night December 29, 1917   Sunday night on Beacon   the river full of ice and getting worse right along. Earl McCorkel Calker foreman and Sam Pancost have charge of most of these nights jobs   the Blacksmith is working Day and Night

Working again on Sunday December 30, 1917 looking after various jobs

Ice every where and the men cannot keep up on the Wheel repair Jobs

December 20, 1917 to December 30, 1917

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