The Nahant cuts a channel for the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1910-02-00

GUSN

GUSN-292094

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
dredgers (watercraft)
beaches
spectators (event observers)
photomechanical prints

Physical Description

1 black and white photomechanical reproduction; 5 x 4.75 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.04.027.006

Date Notes

Printed from a publication c. 1914.

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Cape Cod Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]

Record Details

Material Type

photomechanical prints

Description Level

Item