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A crane constructs the Dutch windmill on the banks of the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.009.005 (RS192087)

Description

A black and white view of a crane as it constructs the Dutch windmill on the banks of the Cape Cod Canal. The image shows one workman directing the crane operator on where to position the next piece of the outer wall. The windmill was imported from Holland in 1896, and was moved from the Jefferson estates to its new location across the Canal. Noted actor Joe Jefferson originally imported the windmill from Holland.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1971-06-27
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 8.75 x 7 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
290296
Reference Code
MS028.04.009.005

Record details

Other People
Jefferson, Joe
Descriptive Terms
canals
construction workers
cranes (equipment)
holland
windmills
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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