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Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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

T. J. WOOD

Home ] Up ] FALLIE ] COAL CITY ] PACIFIC NO. 2 ] ACORN ] JIM WOOD ] VOLUNTEER ] DAVE WOOD ] THE LEADER ] CLIPPER ] CHARLES BROWN ] JAMES MOREN ] MARINER ] HORNET NO. 2 ] MAYFLOWER ] ROBERT JENKINS ] JAMES G. BLAINE ] Scows ] DEFENDER ] CHARLEY HOOK ] WINNIFRED ] MAGGIE ] [ T. J. WOOD ] I. N. BUNTON No. 2 ] HARRY P. JONES ] TOM LYSLE ]

 

 

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This boat was built in 1899 on the hull of the ADVANCE.   JW wrote that the first trip to the EMW by the T. J. WOOD was on April 10, 1900, after the boat had been sunk.  Their are numerous other mentions of the boat having repair work completed including May 4, 1906, June 27, 1908, with the final entry being October 1920 when the boat was sold and towed away.  Additional entries can be found by using the search function on the Home Page.

 

From collection of Robert Eberhart  Back of photo indicates picture taken February 1918 on arrival of boat in Pittsburgh from KY

From collection of Robert Eberhart    dated 1917 

 

From collection of Robert Eberhart    

This photo is dated 1919 by the photographer, Robert Eberhart, and was taken at the West Elizabeth Boat Yard which was / is located slightly up river and on the opposite side from the Elizabeth Marine Ways. The EMW is visible below the bridge.

The other boats seen include the BERTHA and the JIM BROWN.   JW does not mention in his journal that these three boats were at the EMW at the same time.

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