Ship, Shipbuilding, and Sawmills

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This is one of my favourite photographs in our collection. There's so much going on! We've zoomed in on the men in the comments below.

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Thursday, March 2, 2017

This is a photo of the "Maggie Belle" that was built by John H. Zwicker in Mahone Bay. c.1904

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Thursday, March 9, 2017

After some confusion from the information written on the back of two other photos of a different engine, we believe that…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Another engine being pulled to be installed in an unknown ship. c.1930

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Ernst shipyard c.1920This Ernst shipyard was located near the corner of Main Street and Fauxburg Rd in front of the…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Monday, March 27, 2017

Postcard of an unknown ship in an unknown shipyard c.1915

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Unknown ship in the bay next to the Ernst shipyard c.1915The Ernst Shipbuilding Company, now the location of the…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Thursday, March 30, 2017

Postcard of a sepia photo of the pleasure yacht “Escadil II” built by Obed Ham in 1924

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, March 31, 2017

Postcard of an unknown ship being launched with people on board c.1915

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, March 31, 2017

Side view of unknown ship in unknown shipyard with clothes drying on the line c.1910

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, March 31, 2017

There are not very many shipbuilding photos in the Marie Best photo collection that we are processing this 2017-2018 winter, but isn't this one amazing?

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, November 17, 2017

It's not everyday we add a photo of a truck to the Shipbuilding Photographs album! The door of this truck says "…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wow! We have no information about which sawmill/ lumber mill this is but it is still impressive!

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, December 22, 2017

We believe this marvelous photo was taken in Indian Point! What do you think?

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Another wonderful half-tone postcard! We're loving these items we've recently acquired from a local collector's…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, December 7, 2018

This is another postcard from our collection. The colour of the water isn't QUITE right but we love the details on the schooners.

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Monday, March 13, 2017

This photo of "Zwicker's Ship-yard" is in Sadie Hunt's c.1905 photo album that we're currently processing. We believe…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Sadie Hunt wrote on this photo in her album "Schooner Two Brothers". With two men in the photo, at first we figured they…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Two photos of the Elizabeth Anne, a Scallop Dragger built in 1963 by Industrial Shipping Co.

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Isn't this a great photo? There appears to be a shipyard behind them. We are not sure but we think this could be a…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Even though we don't believe this "Lyndon" ship was built in Mahone Bay and we know it's not docked in Mahone Bay in…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Thursday, March 7, 2019

We currently have no information about this photograph other than that it was found among the Inglis/Quinlan photo collection.

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Thursday, March 14, 2019

Based on the number of people in this photo, we think this ship is about to launched! There's no information on the…

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Saturday, March 16, 2019

Unidentified ship that appears to be stuck in the ice!

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Four men standing on logs with a horse with one identified as Byron Frank c.1912

Posted by Mahone Bay Museum on Friday, March 31, 2017

 

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