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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

Lock 4 Charleroi/Monessen

 

 

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Lock #4   Charleroi / Monessen, PA


 

   

This photo is dated 1890 but the actual date has to be between 1892 and 1902 as this was the time period the JOHN W. AILES worked the rivers.

 

Lock 4   1906    Lock 4 1906 with bridge construction behind  

These two postcards are dated 1906 with the significant difference being that the photo on the right shows the construction of the Charleroi-Monessen Bridge in its early stages.

 

 

From collection of Charleroi Historical Society Facebook  From collection of Lois Kuchera Facebook   Photo show old lock 4 with bridge in foreground and trolley testle in background   added 2/6/17

Photos on left and center appear to be showing the same scene but from slightly different angels.  All three photos show the original Lock 4 with interesting background.

 

 

 

 

The Steamer TITAN at Charleroi's Lock 4 with bridge in background 1909

Color Version  Old Lock 4  with Steamer Titan and Charleroi Monessen Bridge in Background.  Postcard from collection of Norman Crawford

Lock 4 with Charleroi Monessen Bridge in Background.  Postcard from collection of Norman Crawford

 

Lock 4 on the Mon  1908

 Lock 4  between Monessen and Charleroi  Color Version

Lock #4 Postcard  B/W

 

From collection of William Fels  From collection of William Fels  From collection of William Fels  

These three photos taken during 1932 show the demolition process of old Lock 4.

 

Postcard showing "New" Lock 4 Charleroi   Photo showing the New Lock4 from collection of Norman Crawford 

 

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