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The Nahant cuts a channel for the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.027.006 (RS195246)

Description

A black and white view of the dredger Nahant digging a channel through the beach on the Cape Cod Bay during the early construction of the Cape Cod Canal. The image shows a lone figure waking behind the dredger as it digs.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1910-02-00
Date Notes
Printed from a publication c. 1914.
Physical Description
1 black and white photomechanical reproduction; 5 x 4.75 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292094
Reference Code
MS028.04.027.006

Record details

Descriptive Terms
beaches
canals
dredgers (watercraft)
spectators (event observers)
Material Type
photomechanical prints
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]

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