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Ship-Shapers: 1905

Ship-Shapers: 1905

South Chicago circa 1905. "Steamer William E. Corey, interior of hold." An inside look at the bulk freighter seen earlier here. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

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The William E. Corey

... "I may not be functioning now but at least in my latter years I do perform a viable function in life very well."

I hope I do as well as the Steamer William E. Corey when I am 108.


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Good workmanship

Considering the steamer spent many decades in service, and even today functions as a breakwater, I'd say these workmen did a terrific job.

Fess Up!

Who else read the ship's name as "Wile E. Coyote?"

Ridgetown

Now a breakwall at Port Credit, Ontario, after an interesting career.

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