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[Aerial View of Multi-Story Vessel]

Description: Photograph of a large ship being constructed in a drydock at Levingston Shipyard. There is a crane in the foreground and buildings in the background are American Bridge Division of US Steel. The ship was built for Ingram Ocean Systems.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Derrick and Vessel

Description: Photograph of a large derrick over a water vessel next to a dock. Hanging from the derrick is a piece of the vessel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Boat "Caroni"]

Description: Photograph of a boat, "Caroni", launched from Levingston Shipyard. There is a small tugboat on the left hand side of the boat and three cranes are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Large Ship Being Launched]

Description: Photograph of a large ship being launched into water, creating a big splash. Workers watch from the shore and there is a tugboat, a crane, and several buildings visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Crane Moving Lockers]

Description: Photograph of a multi-story vessel in water. A large crane is lifting lockers from the top floor of the vessel. A few workers are assisting with the removal of the lockers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Large Vessel and Two Tugs]

Description: Photograph of a large vessel in water. "American" is painted on the side of the vessel and there are two tugboats stationed nearby. The larger of the two tugboats is named, "J. Ray McDermott." Several buildings and cranes are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Construction of a Ship]

Description: Photograph of a ship being constructed on Levingston Island in shipyard. Scaffolding surrounds the ship and workers are visible on board. The buildings in the background are American Bridge Division US Steel at the time.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Two Barges in Water]

Description: Photograph of two barges. There is a large crane named Golden Rule mounted on one of the barges. Used in the oil induatry, some of these barge cranes were built by Levingston. Others came to Levingston to be serviced, or have maintenance work performed. The other barge tied along side of the crane barge is believed to be a cable operated ferry barge used at Levingston Shipyard to ferry men and equipment to and from the main shipbuilding area on the island. It was later replaced with a barge bridge which spanned the entire width of the river allowing uninterrupted flow of men and equipment to and from the island.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Barge "Pelican"]

Description: Photograph of a large barge, "Pelican" being pushed by a tugboat in open water. There is a large crane on the barge and the shipyard is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Ship "Izumi Maru Tokyo" at Dock]

Description: Photograph of a ship being constructed on a platform near water. There are large cranes above the ship and scaffolding surrounds the ship. The ship "Izumi Maru Tokyo" is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Firestone Petrochemical Center

Description: Photograph of a building site for a Firestone Petrochemical Center. In the foreground is grass leading to a chain-link fence. Behind the fence is a sign that reads, "Site for Firestone Petrochemical Center, Butadiene Plant". In the background are piles of dirt, towers, smokestacks, cranes and wires.
Date: unknown
Creator: T.L. Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Barge Built by Orange Car and Steel

Description: Photograph of a river barge with a large crane on the right side of the frame. There are eleven workers in hats standing on top of the barge. In the foreground are steel beams and canisters amongst weeds. Typed on a piece of paper that is glued to the bottom of the mat is, "This is a barge, which is one of three we built for the U.S. Government in 1924. It was an all rivet barge made by the Orange Car and Steel. Mr Ben Glover was Shop foreman. It was built about half way from the shop and Livingston's ship yard. I worked as a fitter."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Aircraft During Assembly]

Description: Image of a B-24 Liberator being lowered by an overhead crane into position on the assembly line. There are several other planes being assembled in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth