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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: Group of men posed in front of the partially constructed "Apollo No. 1" steamboat.
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: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: 1964 ca.
Description: Docks at Jones Island with a lone swan swimming.
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: 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: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.
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...
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: USS Wisconsin in drydock during construction. Men are working at the base of the ship.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: Self-unloader, the Detroit Edison, Hull 418, is under construction and surrounded by scaffolding at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Corporation.
Description: The Peter Grignon Shipyard next to the Marine Iron Company.
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...
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: 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: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Description: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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