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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

March 1914

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February 20, 1914 to April 15, 1914


 

Packet Kanawha Docked Friday February 20, 1914 for repairs to hog chains   main chains on both sides broke   the Ice was packed between the bottom and the top of the cradles from 10" to 24"    George Collins and Ward Wiegel cuting it out with hot water hose on Sunday February 22, 1914

Week of February 15, 1914   very bad weather cold and snow most everyday and everything coated with ice and snow   High water February 20 and all the ice run out of the Monga Saturday February 21

Blizzard started Sunday March 1, 1914   worse on Monday   snow and very bad all week

Friday February 27, 1914 Steamer Kanawha off the Ways

Steamer Jim Brown Docked Monday March 2, 1914   back in March 9, 1914   new balance rudder - new tiller - new rudder irons   this rudder takes the place of a broken steel one

Steamer Rival Docked Sunday afternoon March 15, 1914 for new wing rudders    worked on her Sunday night - Monday and Monday night till 12 PM

Joined the iron Pontoon to the Wood Hull on Steamer Rebecca Wednesday April 15, 1914 - wood hull lengthened 27'8"

Steamer Voyager docked February 17, 1914 for Gen repairs   finished Thursday April 21, 1914

February 20, 1914 to April 15, 1914

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