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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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




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Photo of Steamer HENRY LOUREY from collection of Monongahela River Buffs    This photo of the Steamer HENRY LOUREY was taken prior to her being sold to the Pittsburgh Combine in 1904 from St. Louis.

The Steamer HENRY LOUREY is first mentioned by JW on January 12, 1911.  The HENRY LOUREY (Lourie as written by JW) is mentioned primarily in relationship to her parts being used on other boats. on May 17, 1913 she is in the boneyard with the W.W. O'NEIL and finally on December 1, 1913 she is set afire, please use search engine to find all entries. 


Steamers DUQUESNE and HENRY LOUREY in 1908    Steamer DUQUESNE and HENRY LOUREY lead the 1908 Riverboat Parade

The names DUQUESNE and HENRY LOUREY are linked in Pittsburgh river history. These two boats were tied together and were the flagships for the 1908 River Parade as part of the Pittsburgh Sequi-Centennial celebration.

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