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A drawbridge spans the Canal and a large dredge follows excavation by steam shovels and sailboats travel down the Canal and a dredge digs on the last barrier between the bays and steam shovels work on a line of the Canal and vessels process down the Canal on Opening Day

MS028.04.027.057 (RS195249)

Description

TOP LEFT: A black and white view of a boat passing underneath a drawbridge on the Cape Cod Canal. TOP RIGHT: A black and white view of a large dredge digging after the excavation of the area by steam shovels. MIDDLE LEFT: A black and white view of two sailboats traversing the Cape Cod Canal. MIDDLE RIGHT: A black and white view of a large dredge digging on the final barrier between Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Bay. BOTTOM LEFT: A black and white view of a steam shovel working on a line of the Cape Cod Canal. BOTTOM RIGHT: A black and white view of the procession of ships on the Cape Cod Canal's Opening Day, July 29, 1914.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
undated
Physical Description
6 black and white photomechanical reproductions; 7.25 x 9.75 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292539
Reference Code
MS028.04.027.057

Record details

Descriptive Terms
barriers
canals
celebrations
drawbridges
dredgers (watercraft)
excavation (process)
sailboats
ships
steam shovels
vessels (containers)
workers
Material Type
photomechanical prints
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]
Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]

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