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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

December 1920

 

 

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November 19, 1920 to December 27, 1920


 

Steamer Valiant docked Friday November 19, 1920  bought from Pittsburgh Coal by Charles Campbell  Mike Netherland  and others

Cyclone Digger Docked December 8, 1920  repairs - new roof - new stiff legs - new spud - new spud caseinges - 2 pieces of gunnel      Steamer For (Forard) rake repaired - 3 floors laped - calked all over - repaired sheet iron - 1 new corner band - Head log repaired - bottom gunnel repaired - new iron in the coal box - iron around coal holes - Decks repaired - new oak shoes down rake sides - finished Wednesday December 14, 1920

Steamer J.C. Risher  December 14, 1920  4 new boiler sheets - wheel repaired - Ridge Pole repaired - tiller and Pitman straps repaired

Steamer Voyager  December 15, 1920  repairs to wheel - Boiler deck - raised up over pipe work - M. Deck repaired

Steamer Beacon  December 20, 1920  repairs to Wheel - steering gear - light plant

Steamer Beacon  December 27, 1920  repairs to Pitman straps broken S. Side - very bad wheel  6 arms - 9 buckets - 36 Pop (Poplar) braces - 18 ice braces   finished 28th

November 19, 1920 to December 27, 1920

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