first day at the Elizabeth Marine Ways is
June 22, 1898
and the first boat he writes that he works on is the ED ROBERTS.
JW repairs this boat's
rudder and puts 40 to 50 patches in the side and bottom. The final
entry is on
September 15, 1914 when the ED
ROBERTS is set afire and burnt at the mouth of Fallen Timber Run. There are several other entries which can be found using the search
function on the Home Page.
see the complete photo shown in the photo on the right above go to
Pittsburgh Views 1908