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Photographer Setting Up Outdoor View of IHC McCormick Works

Date: August 06 1914
Description: Rear view of company photographer setting up shot of IHC's McCormick Works docks from across the waterfront. Two men are in a long wooden boat, with the na...
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Filling In Brittingham Park

Date: 1907
Description: A steam-powered dredge anchored in Monona Bay is filling in Brittingham Park.
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Walking Dredge

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Description: Walking dredge in operation, to rid the county of marshes, probably on the east side of Jackson County. Men working in lower left.
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Walking Dredge

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Description: View across grass towards men, boys, and girl posing on top of a walking dredge.
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Man with Camera Near McCormick Works

Date: August 08 1914
Description: A photographer stands near a camera on the bank of the Chicago River. He likely works for International Harvester Company and appears to be photographing t...
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Man in Diving Suit

Date: August 06 1914
Description: A man wearing a diving suit stands on a ladder coming out of a body of water (possibly the Chicago River). A sign in the background reads, "Dredge". The ma...
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Centrifugal Sand Pump at Work at Power Dam

Date: July 01 1911
Description: A steam-powered centrifugal sand pump at work on the Wisconsin River during the construction of the power dam. Pilings of the coffer dam are visible in the...
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Power Dam Construction Site

Date: July 27 1911
Description: Elevated view of the power dam construction site on the Wisconsin River from the west shore. The outline of the coffer dam is easily seen. Three steam-pow...
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Man Looking at Construction Site

Date: 1969
Description: Man looking at the construction site of the World Trade Center.
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Yahara River Dredging

Date: 1918
Description: The dredge used for clearing the channel of the Yahara River between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. Two cottages are on the shore and a rowboat is tied along t...
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Men Working near Large Dredge

Date: October 28 1938
Description: Men working near large dredge on Jones Island. Large piles of material are on the ground below a the dredge. There is a ship on the right. In the distanc...
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Sand Dredging

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Description: Sand dredging equipment surrounded by large piles of sand.
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Man Standing on Sand Dredge

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Description: A man stands on top of a dredge smoking a cigarette. A life ring has the name "Diamond Alkali" written on it.
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Sand Dredge

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Description: Piles of sand are on the ground, and more sand is pouring off a large dredge. The dredge is attached to a boat.
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Sand Dredge

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Description: Piles of sand are around the dredge. There is a railroad car and crane in the foreground. In the background is a large smokestack on a boat which is carryi...
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Sand Dredge on Ship

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Description: Sand dredge on ship unloading sand on large pile.
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Dredging Barges

Date: June 04 1894
Description: A fleet of dredges moored to the Kentucky shore.
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Machine Shop Building Site at Milwaukee Works

Date: May 05 1911
Description: Construction crew clearing land for a six-story machine shop at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.
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Suction Dredge with Power Unit

Date: June 29 1938
Description: A man operates an International PD-80 power unit mounted on a suction dredge for sand and gravel. The power unit is owned by Roy Deringer of Ithaca, Michig...
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Dredging Barge

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Description: View from shoreline of a dredging barge on a canal. Several large rocks are scattered in the foreground.

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