Cape Cod Ship Canal, cabinet card of a bucket dredge with men standing on the upper deck, Sandwich, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1884-1889, undated

GUSN

GUSN-291126

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Description

One of a series of caninet cards by the Provincetown photographers Nickerson & Smith showing a bucket dredge with men standing on the upper deck, Sandwich, Mass. Hopper buckets on the left side of the dredge would scoop up mud and dump into discharge pipes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dredgers (watercraft)
hoppers
buckets (construction equipment)

Physical Description

1 black & white, cabinet card, 4.5" x 7"

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.014.005

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Originator

Nickerson, George Hathaway, 1835-1890 (Photographer)
Smith, William

Description Level

Item