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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

October 1912

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October 23, 1912 to November 4, 1912


 

Steamer Bertha in River Wednesday October 23, 1912 after complete repairing  new wheel and etc  all these jobs I have in my little book in detail

Steamer Jim Brown off the Ways Friday October 25, 1912 after complete repairing  finished October 30, 1912   Docked Monday September 9, 1912

Steamer J.C. Risher Docked October 28, 1912 for extensive repairs

Steamer Clipper Docked Wednesday October 3, 1912 for minor repairs

Steamer Tornado docked November 1, 1912   repairs to sheet iron and other small repairs

First Snow Saturday eve November 2, 1912

On Monday morning November 4, 1912 we found a man lying under the Ash Well of the Steamer Tornado almost Dead   he died at the P. & L. E. Station on his way to the Hospital  we found him at 7:30 AM he died at 8 AM  he was Ed French Stewart of the Steamer Tornado and by the blood trail he had fell off the Boiler deck over the railing and had crawled zig-zag 60 or 70 ft to where we found him  the body was taken in charge by undertaker J. Will Martin - the doctor we called was Jas. VanKirk

October 23, 1912 to November 4, 1912

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