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Steamboat Building   in Elizabeth, PA

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

CHARLEY JUTTE/CRUCIBLE

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   CHARLEY JUTTE photo from collection of Cincinnati Public Library Steamer CHARLEY JUTTE   Close up of CHARLEY JUTTE      

The Steamers CHARLEY JUTTE and CRUCIBLE are mentioned in the journal on September 26, 1912  when the boat is at the Elizabeth Marine Ways,  JW mistakenly writes the W. C. JUTTE as the name of the boat before it becomes the CRUCIBLE.    

 

 Steamer CRUCIBLE was built 1912.  This photo was taken on August 14, 1945 by Charles E Ritts Jr as his father Capt. Charles E. Ritts Sr. took possession of the A2 (WH Colvin Jr.) and A1 (WP Snyder Jr.) for Crucible Fuel Division. While all this was going on, the CRUCIBLE floated past.     Steamer CRUCIBLE at Elizabeth Marine Ways  1938    From collection of Richard Rattinni  

The CRUCIBLE is also mentioned in the journals on  December 11, 1916.

 

From the collection of Victoria Nickel  clandestinesuit@gmail.com    This picture of the CRUCIBLE like the previous photo shows the owner as being CRUCIBLE FUEL COMPANY.  Date of this picture is unknown.  From collection of SW PA Facebook.   added 1/20/17

Victoria Nickel's Great Grandfather, Paul Leiby Sr., worked on the CRUCIBLE during the 1920s. If you have information to share with Victoria concerning her Great Grandfather or the CRUCIBLE her email address can be found by moving your cursor onto the photo on left.

 

Invoice from the collection of Barbara Ritts, her grandfather C. E. Ritts Sr.was a Pilot and then Supt. of  River Transportation for Crucible Steel from 1925 to 1952

This invoice from Pittsburgh Coal Company, who owned Elizabeth Marine Ways at the time of this invoice, to Crucible Steel shows the sale of the bell from the Steamer VOYAGER to Crucible Steel.  JW wrote in his journal that the VOYAGER was at the Elizabeth Marine Ways during this time period having major repairs that took several weeks to complete.

 

Steamer CRUCIBLE and J. H. HILLMAN taken during 1930s at Brownsville, PA  

This photo, from the collection of Thom Stapleton, shows the Steamers CRUCIBLE and J. H. HILLMAN tied up at Brownsville, PA during the 1930s.

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