Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

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


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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.

January 1924... Drift log goes thru bottom of Old Tom Dodsworth

February 15,1924...The Ways gets ready for high water

February 22,1924...Steamer Creighton is condemned and ordered to have repairs by U. S. Inspectors

March 1,1924...Work on Keystone Dredge #4 is completed

March 12,1924...The Steamer Rebecca is one of the biggest jobs ever done at the Ways, details are given

April 1924...High water mark is 38'4" after flooding, mud is four feet deep at the Ways

May 3,1924...Steamer Harry has extensive repairs, details are given. Sam Morgan is Engineer on the Harry

May 10,1924...Steamer Conqueror hits the Rochester Bridge, buckles her mid-ship 8" to port side

June 1924...diving job on Ways tracks

July 1924...Steamer Beacon does maintenance work around the Ways

August 1,1924...Building "Pittsburgh Coal Company" signs for Voyager, Ranger, and Cruiser

August 20,1924...Steamer Cruiser gets a new pilot wheel

September 8,1924...Steamer Voyager gets new rubber strakes on port side

September 23,1924...The second major repair to Steamer Creighton during 1924

October 1924...Steamer Cruiser gets annual inspection

December 1924... Steamer Beacon has repairs during Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks

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