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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

CARBON

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Steamer CARBON photo with city of Pittsburgh in background is from collection of Elizabeth Marine Ways . Photo probably taken during 1920     Photo dated 1922.  From collection of Historic Pittsburgh Close Up of CARBON

   Steamer CARBON at Pittsburgh Point  CARBON photo from S&D Reflector Dec 1970 From collection of Norma Snyder

 

The Steamer CARBON is mentioned numerous times by JW in his journal.  The first mention is during September 1902 when JW writes about the CARBON being built with the machinery from the Steamer RESCUE.  On May 22, 1906 this boat has many repairs.  November 24, 1908 JW writes that the CARBON and CADET were built from the same template.   May 1918 has the CARBON back in commission after resting for four years.  JW notes on June 10, 1921 that the boat is owned by Wheeling Steel Corporation. The CARBON has numerous repairs listed during April 1922.  The final entry is on June 4, 1924 when the boat has general repairs to every part.  Please use the Search Function on the Home Page to locate additional entries.

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