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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

December 1911

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December 9, 1911 to January 21, 1912


 

Tug Mike Doughtery in the River Saturday December 9, 1911

Steamer Clipper at the Ways Monday December 11, 1911 for repairs to Lar fantail and Wheel repairs   McClure and Young on her fantail   A. McQuawn - Kassler - M. Cline - L. Pancost

Steamer Tornado docked Monday December 11, 1911 for rudder job and a lot of other repairs

finished Steamer Twilight Wednesday December 13, 1911

finished Steamer Tornado Wednesday December 13, 1911

Log Barge Jane on the Ways and old Steamer I.N. Bunton  Thursday December 14.

Steamer Tom Dodsworth on the Cradles and partway up Friday December 15, 1911 for 2 new Main braces and some new chains and fastenings   she had broke all her chains on the way up the Ohio River    in the River Wednesday December 20   put on 7 new wheel bucketts  2  4" Bal. bucketts

Friday January 5, 1912  Blizzard snowed and blowed all day  down to Zero all day
Monday night another hard storm  lots of snow 
rain Monday and Tuesday  windy & cold  down to 8 above  
Cold all week  Saturday Morning January 13, 1912 - 22 degrees below Zero  
Tuesday 16  very cold and windy  
Wednesday afternoon  warmer and raining  
Thursday January 18th  warm sun out in the afternoon  melted Ice off Lumber piles.  2" of Snow at night  Cold Sunday January 21, 1912

December 9, 1911 to January 21, 1912

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