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Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Docks at Jones Island with a lone swan swimming.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.
Date: date unknown
Description: A man stands in front of huge blocks of ice at the American Shipbuilding Company. The ship War Otter is in the background.
Description: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view showing shipyards, rivers and roads.
Description: Paper mill debarker drum that was purchased and used by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company. Man in photograph is unidentified.
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. A group of men are standing on scaffolding at the base of the ship.
Description: Elevated view of four Pawling & Harnischfeger lattice girder bridges trolley hoists used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane...
Description: Elevated view of the ship the Charles C. West splashing into the Manitowoc River with a large crowd gathered to watch.
Description: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.
Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. Men are working at the base of the ship.
The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs
Description: Double reduction reverse gear that was later purchased by Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. Falk caption reads, "Photos taken for possible use as glam...
Description: The Peter Grignon Shipyard next to the Marine Iron Company.
Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Description: A crane lowers a beam onto the frame of a boat. Workers can be seen standing along the top of the vessel and scaling a ladder. Construction equipment and m...
Description: Group of men posed in front of the partially constructed "Apollo No. 1" steamboat.
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