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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: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.
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.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Docks at Jones Island with a lone swan swimming.
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
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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger double-runway lattice girder cranes used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane and the banner on the cr...
Description: The Peter Grignon Shipyard next to the Marine Iron Company.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view showing shipyards, rivers and roads.
Description: S.S. Robert M. La Follette splashing into the Industrial Canal at its launch.
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: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
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...
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...
Description: Another view of Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
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