Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

A Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925 

1900 - 1902

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Below is one entry for each page listed. Click on the date below to see the complete journal page for that time period.

February 1900...All smoking at the Ways is stopped. E. Ashburn's pipe starts a fire.

April 1900...JW receives notice in pay envelope to deal at company store.

June 1900 ...mentions the Steamer Mariner as the first steel boat 

August 1900...Bill McCune moves machinery from O'Neils Mill to the Ways.

October 1900...Steamer Charles Brown is off the Ways with a new hull.

November 1900...JW leaves the Ways on January 1, 1901 to work for McCune's at new saw mill. He returns to the Ways in June.

June 1901 ...has four lower river boats at the Ways at one time: Iron Sides, Jos Walton, Sam Clarke and Valiant.

May 1902...Steamer Enterprise is under construction.

July 1902...Steamer Enterprise is launched on August 26,1902.

November 1902...Jackstaff worked out for Steamer Sprague.

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