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Dredge CINCINNATI, Docked on Ohio River at foot of Lighthill Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

Dredge CINCINNATI, Docked on Ohio River at foot of Lighthill Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA



Significance: The Cincinnati is a "dipper dredge," particularly suited to the shallow, rocky conditions of American inland waterways. The dredge operated for 78 years on the Ohio River and its tributaries. The Cincinnati was part of federally funded waterways improvement projects developed to enhance the economic viability of American rivers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Survey number: HAER PA-345
Building/structure dates: 1915 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
M. A. Sweeny Shipyard
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Zubik Towing Company
Monongahela & Ohio Dredging Company
Grimm, Ron
Reuss, Martin, field team
Frankenberry, Don, field team
Young, Harry, field team
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, sponsor
M & O Marine Construction, sponsor
Historical Construction Equipment Corporation, sponsor
Robb, Francie, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer


Pittsburgh (Pa.)40.44842, -80.02391
Google Map of 40.4484167, -80.0239098


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