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Steamboat Building   in Elizabeth, PA

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

BEACON/FULTON

Home ] Up ] Packet KANAWHA ] OAKLAND - F. M. WALLACE ] Tug WASP ] CLYDE ] First Flying Machine ] REBECCA ] SLACKWATER ] ACTIVE ] [ BEACON/FULTON ] J. A. DONALDSON ] PROGRESS ] KITTANNING ] CREIGHTON ] P.M. PFEIL ] Dredge PELICAN ] CONQUEROR ] FRANK FOWLER ] ALIQUIPPA ] Tug HATTIE / EARLY BIRD ] SWEET CAKE ] J. M. HUDSON ] January 1918 ] PITTSBURGH ] PEACE ] IRON CITY ] A.R. BUDD ] M.D.WAYMAN ] GENERAL CRAIGHILL ] KEYSTONE ] Allenport Ferry Flat ] Pump Boat  26 ] Tug CLAIRTON ] Houseboat 204 ] Collier #4 ] Dredge KANAWHA ] Tug EMILY JUNG ] Dredge M. B. ADAMS ]

 

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The BEACON is first mentioned in early 1916 as receiving the engine and other machinery from the Steamer FULTON

Photo from collection of LaCrosse Museum

 

 
 

Steamer BEACON    Steamer BEACON photo from collection of William Fels

This photo of the Steamer BEACON is dated 1920 and taken at the Elizabeth Marine Ways.  Photo from S&D Reflector September 1974    Photo from collection of unknown riverbuff

An early entry for the BEACON is for general repairs during March, 1920

The entry for November 1923 refers to the BEACON as " He", there were he boats and she boats, the tone of the whistle was one of the factors used in this determination, deep whistles were he boats, and high pitch whistles were she boats.

The entry For December 1924 shows the BEACON having repair work performed over both Thanksgiving and Christmas.

 

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