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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

April 1912

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February 29, 1912 to April 21, 1912


 

Steamer Twilight docked Thursday February 29, 1912 for a rudder Knocker job   broke a forward relief chain pulling her out

Morgan is building a Big Closet for the men  something new for the Ways  the Wiegles thought the River shore was good enough L.(Latrine)  for-men that worked  every one glad that J. Wiegle is gone

Sunday night March 3, 1912 - 3 in of snow fell  Snowed Monday night - 7

Steamer Ranger on the cradles Saturday eve after 4:30 and in Sunday March 31.  hauled to the upper yard.  she is in for rebuilding - this man Morgan has no respect for Sunday

Morgan is building 2 U.S. Mud Scows in the Barge yard out of Fir

Steamer Vesta docked April 2, 1912 for new knees   big job on the rudders for the Black smith - all steel  2 new side copper strainers 45 lbs each and some rivets to drive   Wm Morgan and Link Pancost puting up her knees.  in the river April 9, 1912

Lots of snow and wind Tuesday night April 2, 1912

Dredge Western docked Tuesday April 9, 1912 for general repairs

Steamer Charlotte back at the Ways and out Thursday April 18, 1912  puting up an extra set of Hog Chains 1 1/2 on S side and 1 1/2 in place (of) 1 1/8 on Lar side   worked on her Sunday April 21, 1912

February 29, 1912 to April 21, 1912

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