Steam cranes working on the construction of the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1909-1914

GUSN

GUSN-289004

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Description

A black and white view of steam cranes working on the construction of the Cape Cod Canal. The image shows cranes on either side of a horizontal wooden scaffolding embedded in the ground. Workmen can be seen standing on the scaffolding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
excavation (process)
cranes (equipment)
workers
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 10 x 8 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.04.006.002

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item