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A guide to the John T. Scott photograph collection, 1900-1916
P78-307a (SAFR 23364)  
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Item No. 01.  Yankee (dredge), circa 1905-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

View showing a portion of the dredge, apparently while ashore.
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Item No. 02.  Yankee (dredge), circa 1905-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

View showing a portion of the dredge, apparently while ashore.
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Item No. 03.  Men driving the first rivet in Edward T. Jeffery (built 1913; ferry) at Moore & Scott Iron Works, Oakland, California, 1912 November 2

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Western Pacific Railroad passenger ferry.

Related Material

See also SFMNHP Classified photograph collection. Same image as B04.04561.02 and B04.04561.04. Similar to B04.04561.01 and B04.04561.03.
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Item No. 04.  Men driving the first rivet in Edward T. Jeffery (built 1913; ferry) at Moore & Scott Iron Works, Oakland, California, 1912 November 2

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Western Pacific Railroad passenger ferry.

Related Material

See also SFMNHP Classified photograph collection. Same image as B04.04561.03. Similar to B04.04561.01 and B04.04561.04.
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Item No. 05.  Steam schooner in the stream, starboard broadside view, with a derrick barge alongside, circa 1905-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic postcard, 3.25 x 5.25 in.

Scope and Content Note

The derrick barge appears to be handling logs aboard the unidentified steam schooner.
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Item No. 06.  Backline sheaves built by Moore & Scott Iron Works for Maldonado & Company, 1914 March 17

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 5.75 in. Inked on front: "Job No. 117 & 121 - Mar. 17 - 1914 for Maldonado & Co. Backline Sheaves. 4-28" Blocks = 254# Each (Fin.). 2 - 35-1/2" Blocks = 400# [Each] (Fin.). See Tracing on File in Drafting Room." Penciled on verso: "10951."
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Item No. 07.  Hydraulic press at the Moore & Scott Iron Works yard, Oakland, California, 1913

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 5.75 in. Penciled on verso: "10969."
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Item No. 08.  Floating drydock in the stream, circa 1900-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 4.5 in. Penciled on verso: "Dry Dock [illegible] for Irving."
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Item No. 09.  Oakland, Antioch & Eastern Railway derrick railcar handling logs, circa 1900-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 4.5 x 6.25 in. Portion of right side of print is missing. Vertical crease 0.5" in from left side.
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Item No. 10.  Crowd of men outside the entrance to a Union Iron Works building, San Francisco, California, circa 1904

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 4.75 x 6.75 in.

Scope and Content Note

Possibly on the occasion of the auction of Union Iron Works at which Charles M. Schwab was the only bidder. If so, Receiver James Smith Jr. is the man in the tall hat standing in the archway. The men in the crowd possibly includes Union Iron Works employees.

Related Material

See also SFMNHP Classified photograph collection A12.17325.01-.04 for four similar views taken on the same day.
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Item No. 11.  Machinery, unidentified, circa 1900-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.25 x 3.25 in., on 5 x 5 in. mount
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Item No. 12.  Machinery, unidentified, circa 1900-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.25 x 3.25 in., on 5 x 5 in. mount
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Item No. 13.  Vessels at a shipyard, possibly Moore & Scott Iron Works, as seen from the water, circa 1905-1916

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 7 x 10 in.

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified steam and sailing vessels in view.