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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

April 1908

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April 5, 1908 to July 23, 1908


 

Sunday April 5, 1908  Rain and Cold

March 24, 1908  J.C. Risher docked for extensive repairs  have 14 men on her, finished Friday Eve  April 10, 1908

Steamer T.J. Wood on Ways  started tearing up on her with 7 men  Friday April 17, 1908

Steamer J.C. Risher towed to Browns Shop Monday May 18, 1908  completely overhauled  new Boiler deck  etc

Steamer T.J. Wood in Saturday June 27, 1908 with new Hull to the straight bottom and upper works and cabin repaired

Steamer Juanita left Ways June 27, 1908 with new Head  new nosing  new fantails  new plank shear  rudders repaired  one new one  and repaired all around 

Steamer T.J. Wood left under steam  Saturday July 11, 1908

Monday July 13, 1908  on Steamer Rover  new stern posts  new nosing  new Wheel  new hog chains and new 9 x 9 chain braces.  have 12 men on her  put her in July 21, 1908

July 21, 1908  Steamer Braddock Docked  new nosing  new fantails  new plank shear  new Bullworks  new Rudders  new wheel  repainted

Steamer Stella Moren brought to the Ways July 23, 1908  Docked she had been sunk since March 8, 1908  went over Dam #2  drowned Engineer John Cox  nothing left of her but Hull, C. timbers & rudders

April 5, 1908 to July 23, 1908

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