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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

undated

GUSN

GUSN-292539

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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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Descriptive Terms

canals
ships
sailboats
vessels (containers)
drawbridges
dredgers (watercraft)
excavation (process)
steam shovels
barriers
workers
celebrations
photomechanical prints

Physical Description

6 black and white photomechanical reproductions; 7.25 x 9.75 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.04.027.057

Places

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

Record Details

Material Type

photomechanical prints

Description Level

Item