Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925
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Steamer MONITOR is mentioned several times in the journal with the first
June 26, 1907 when the boat
docks for repairs. Twice
the MONITOR came to the Ways after being sunk,
4, 1912 and
December 3, 1917.
The photo above
shows the Steamer MONITOR during the Riverboat Parade of the
1908 Pittsburgh Sequi-Centennial celebration.
article above, from The
Waterways Journal, describes the sinking of the
MONITOR in October 1917. which JW refers to in his
December 3, 1917
The MONITOR sank on February 14, 1925 above
Lock 3 on the Monongahela. The pictures below were from
the collection of "Pap" Vohner ( spelling may not be correct)
who was a crew member on the MONITOR when this accident
occurred. Pap V. wrote on the back of each photo a short
description of the activities shown. This collection of photos
was purchased by Carol Fuller at a second hand store in 1993.