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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

September 23, 1924



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September 23, 1924


Steamer Creighton of Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company docked September 23, 1924

Entire new hull - new cylinder timbers - new Wheel - cabin raised straightened and completely repaired - new cabin stanchion ends all around - new Boiler Logs - new nigger stanchion - cylinder timbers 6" higher at the shaft and shaft 8" aft of old work - new wheel chain braces - new chain braces and stanchion all through the center - new Roof - Machinery and pipe work repaired - Boiler deck new to and around cabin - new water table and nosing around the roof - repairs to Barracades Hatches - new Coal box - Head log and head new II beams - new Pitmans - steam up and rolled her over on the January 14, 19(2)5 - Inspected January 15, 1925  Steamer Cruiser furnished steam  Away at 10:30 AM  January 16, 1925

My boy William was sick at this time and I watched this job pretty close  Ed Campbell Supt. for Glass Company - Tom Hudson Captain - William Lightbody Engineer

September 23, 1924

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