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Topic: docks

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Halifax dockyard with proposed improvements,

Halifax dockyard with proposed improvements,

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Has watermark. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library ... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of ... more

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

A new invented machine, cleansing docks, or deepning [sic] rivers

Print shows a man manipulating a large floating device with pulleys and a scoop attached, driven by horse-power, for dredging around docks and in rivers.

The London docks

The London docks

Barrel-covered dock area with masts in background.

Docks at Sebastopol with ruins of Fort St. Paul / W. Simpson del. ; E. Walker lith. ; Day & Son, Lithrs. to the Queen.

Docks at Sebastopol with ruins of Fort St. Paul / W. Simpson del. ; E....

View of the ship building docks at Sevastopolʹ with Fort St. Paul on the high ground to the left.

Docks in City Point, Va.

Docks in City Point, Va.

No. 812. Title from item. Hand written on verso: "James River, City Point, Va." Purchase; L.C. Handy, Washington, D.C.; 1905 Nov. 25; (DLC/PP-1905: 42760A)

Bird's eye view of the tidal docks at Southampton, showing the relative positions of the Nashville and the Tuscarora

Bird's eye view of the tidal docks at Southampton, showing the relativ...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1862 Feb. 16. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

View on docks at Rocketts

View on docks at Rocketts

Photograph shows two boats stacked next to supplies with the wharf in the distance.

Captured Confederate artillery on docks at Rocketts

Captured Confederate artillery on docks at Rocketts

No. B862. Title from item. Mounted with three other photographs with general caption: Views in Richmond, Virginia, April, 1865. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

View on the docks at Rocketts, Richmond, Va., April, 1865

View on the docks at Rocketts, Richmond, Va., April, 1865

Photograph shows barrels and dinghies on the dock at Rockett's Landing.

On the docks after a hot day / Hogan.

On the docks after a hot day / Hogan.

Poor people resting on dock.

[Bourse and docks, Havre, France]

[Bourse and docks, Havre, France]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "8024". Forms part of: Views of architecture, monuments, and other sites in Franc... more

Street boys sleeping on the docks

Street boys sleeping on the docks

Illustration shows two boys sleeping huddled together next to barrel.

S.S. "Queen" leaving dock /

S.S. "Queen" leaving dock /

Probably part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to thei... more

S.S. "Coptic" at dock /

S.S. "Coptic" at dock /

From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Taken at the docks of the Pacific Steamship Co., San Francisco, Cal., which is operated in connection with the Southern Pacific Railroad Co. The "Coptic" is one of the best appointe... more

Loading baggage for Klondike, no. 6 /

Loading baggage for Klondike, no. 6 /

From Edison films catalog: This was the first ship sailing for the Klondike from Seattle during the gold rush of 1897. The picture shows the excitement and enthusiasm that attended the great Klondike exodus. Cr... more

Fisherman's luck /

Fisherman's luck /

From Edison films catalog: Two German anglers are fishing, with odd results. One gets a bite, and pulls in a length of stovepipe. The other is so astonished that he falls overboard. 50 feet. $7.50.

Giant coal dumper /

Giant coal dumper /

From Edison films catalog: Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty seconds at the great Erie Railroad docks, Cleveland, Ohio. Great clouds of coal dust rise as each car is unloaded... more

S.S. "Queen" loading /

S.S. "Queen" loading /

From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the S.S. "Queen" at Seattle with an immense crowd of miners crowding the decks of the boat and the docks, carrying aboard baggage, implements, etc. Taken at the height of the ... more

S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /

S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /

Probably part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to thei... more

Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

From Edison films catalog: The wharf is crowded with live stock, and the huge derrick slowly drops the large box or sling into the bunch. Into this cradle a horse is led, and is slowly hoisted and swung over to... more

The Escanaba ore docks
Bird's-eye view of dock front, Galveston /

Bird's-eye view of dock front, Galveston /

"Galveston cyclone series. At the first news of the disaster by cyclone and tidal wave that devastated Galveston on Saturday, Sept. 8th, 1900, we equipped a party of photographers and sent them by special train... more

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

Panorama of wreckage of water front /

From Edison films catalog: This picture shows the remains of one of the docks, several freight cars being piled one upon the other, while the most interesting part of the picture shows two schooners literally s... more

Newport News dry docks

Newport News dry docks

Three men working in blacksmith shop.

[Unloading at ore docks, Cleveland]

[Unloading at ore docks, Cleveland]

Photo by Detroit Photo Company. #12869. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

Launching a stranded schooner from the docks /

From Edison films catalog: During the terrific storm all of the light craft along the dock front was lifted out of the water and washed up into the streets, many of them being carried for miles inland. This sub... more

Thornberger hoists unloading ore, Lackawanna ore docks, Buffalo, N.Y.

Thornberger hoists unloading ore, Lackawanna ore docks, Buffalo, N.Y.

Copyright by Detroit Photographic Co. No. 012928.

Ore or coal docks and Anchor Line dock at the harbor, Marquette, Mich.

Ore or coal docks and Anchor Line dock at the harbor, Marquette, Mich.

Title based on negatives D4-15591 and D4-70719. "G 4601-R, G 4591-[...], G-4600 RC" on negative. Photograph of retouched photographic prints forming panorama. Cf. negatives D4-15591 for entire panorama. "F.B. S... more

U.S. Reports: Cummings v. Chicago, 188 U.S. 410 (1903)

U.S. Reports: Cummings v. Chicago, 188 U.S. 410 (1903)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 188; October Term, 1902; Cummings v. Chicago

Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /

Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /

The view was taken from the tower on the Brooklyn side of the bridge. As the film begins, the camera is looking southwest, towards the southern tip of Manhattan (the Battery). The camera pans very rapidly north... more

The docks

The docks

The COLUMBIA and the CRESCENT, 2 steamboats of the Taraverse Bay line, at dock; steamship on other side of dock. Traverse City, Mich.