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Description: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. Men are working at the base of the ship.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of harbors and bridge. Farm fields are on either side of the bridge. The city of Sturgeon Bay is in the distance. There are docks along the sho...
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...
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Description: Group of men posed in front of the partially constructed "Apollo No. 1" steamboat.
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...
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: John Nelson, background far right, and [?] Thompson pose next to the racing sailboat they are building for Ernst Schmidt. A portion of the planking has bee...
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: Elevated view of the ship the Charles C. West splashing into the Manitowoc River with a large crowd gathered to watch.
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: 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: 1919 ca.
Description: Four Pawling & Harnischfeger lattice girder bridges trolley hoists used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane and the banner on...
Description: S.S. Robert M. La Follette splashing into the Industrial Canal at its launch.
Description: A man wearing a hardhat stands on scaffolding at the stern of a ship under construction. Beams and other shipbuilding material can be seen scattered around...
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: 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...
Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
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