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Description: Paper mill debarker drum that was purchased and used by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company. Man in photograph is unidentified.
Date: date unknown
Description: Group of men posed in front of the partially constructed "Apollo No. 1" steamboat.
Description: Elevated view of the ship the Charles C. West splashing into the Manitowoc River with a large crowd gathered to watch.
Description: Elevated view over icy water towards ships in the shipyard on the left, and the cement company in the background. Cranes and industrial buildings are in th...
Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
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...
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: A man stands in front of huge blocks of ice at the American Shipbuilding Company. The ship War Otter is in the background.
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. A group of men are standing on scaffolding at the base of the ship.
The Story of Two Communities Through Photographs
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view showing shipyards, rivers and roads.
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...
Description: The launching of the screw passenger and freight vessel, "Petoskey," on April 20, 1888 at Burger and Burger Builders, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Docks at Jones Island with a lone swan swimming.
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...
How Industry Transformed the State
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...
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: Self-unloader, the Detroit Edison, Hull 418, is under construction and surrounded by scaffolding at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Corporation.
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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The schooner "S.M. Stephenson" was built in Manitowoc in 1880, weighing 511 gross tons. Its owner was A. Bigelow.
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