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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

GREATER PITTSBURGH

Home ] Up ] KANGAROO ] E.A. WOODRUFF ] KATIE STOCKDALE ] ALARM ] PACIFIC ] John C. Fisher ] RESCUE ] MARK WINNETT ] ADVANCE ] NAIL CITY ] Packet KEYSTONE STATE ] NELLIE ENGLAND ] Packet ISAAC M. MASON ] Packet VIRGINIA ] Packet FLORENCE BELLE ] Brownsville Packet Line ] FRANCIS TORRANCE ] G.W. THOMAS / ALICIA ] Dredge HARRIET ] ANDREW AXTON ] FRANK TYLER ] Pump Boat 20 ] MARION ] Pump Boat NORA ] MAMIE BARRETT ] COLLIER ] VOLCANO ] ATHA ] WILLIAM WHIGHAM ] WARREN ELSEY ] CLAIRTON ] VALLEY BELLE and Bryant Showboat ] CHARLES F. RICHARDSON ] WACOUTA ] [ GREATER PITTSBURGH ] SAM CRAIG ] WM. LARIMER JONES ] CHAMPION COAL ] R.J. HESLOP ] B. F. FAIRLESS ] JOHN W. HUBBARD ] THOMAS MOSES ] PITTSBURGH COAL ] CRESCENT ] JASON ] W. P. SNYDER JR. ] HOMESTEAD ]

 

 

 

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The Packet GREATER PITTSBURGH was originally the HOMER SMITH which was renamed in 1928  The Packet GREATER PITTSBURGH was originally the HOMER SMITH which was renamed in 1928  The Packet GREATER PITTSBURGH was originally the HOMER SMITH which was renamed in 1928

These photos of the Packet GREATER PITTSBURGH are from a 1929 movie of the celebration of the final lock on the Ohio River being completed. This 18 minute movie showing numerous boats with their whistles blowing is outstanding.  This video can be viewed at  http://mirc.sc.edu/islandora/object/usc%3A29874  

 

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