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Date: 1967-09-14 

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...

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New Motor Boat

Date: 1928-03-11 

Description: Covers have been pulled aside to reveal the new motor boat which sits in front of a large shed in Till Stuyvesant's yard in Lake Geneva. There is a large t...

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S.S. Harvester

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: The S.S. Harvester on the building ways before launching. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harveste...

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Victory Ship Gears

Date:  

Description: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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: 1914 ca.

Description: Poster showing inside of shipping manufacturer depicting men working near a ship in drydock. Along the bottom it says: "On The Job For Victory / United Sta...

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Marine Iron Company

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Peter Grignon Shipyard next to the Marine Iron Company.

Date: 1892 

Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1969-06-16 

Description: Paper mill debarker drum that was purchased and used by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company. Man in photograph is unidentified.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a steamer ship in a dry dock location. Writing on the side of the dry dock reads: "L.A. Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. Dry Dock Lifting Capacity 1...

The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs

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Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the sideways launching of a ship at Manitowoc Ship Building, Inc. A group of people are gathered at the wharf on the lower left, and other...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View over pier made of pilings towards a floating drydock, now embedded in the ice, near Solombola, Russia. There are tall buildings behind it on the oppos...

Date: 1960-07-02 

Description: View across water towards the Manitowoc Shipbuilding floating drydock. Pilings and grass are in the foreground. On the far shoreline are buildings on a hil...

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McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

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Description: Four Pawling & Harnischfeger lattice girder cranes used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane, and the banner on the crane read...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men stand on scaffolding as they work on the construction of the bow of a ship. Another man stands on the ground nearby. A crane is visible in the back...

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USS Wisconsin

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. A group of men are standing on scaffolding at the base of the ship.

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USS Wisconsin

Date: 1943 

Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. Men are working at the base of the ship.

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