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Catalog Number 2013.040.003
Title c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Concrete Dock Being Poured
Photographer Photo Response
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Copy, Reprographic
Category Photographs
Date c. 1943
Description c. 1943 Belair Shipyard Concrete Dock Being Poured. Black and white copyprint from the US National Archives Belair Shipyard Collection. Image shows smooth concrete in the foreground with two tubular pipes and a row of wooden dowels. Beyond the smooth concrete, several workers in hard hats are standing on a medal grid and there is a clam-type unit of machinery in the center. Lumber, lighting fixtures, a crane and water are visible in the background. "CONCRETE DOCK BEING POURED. NOTE THE STIFFNESS OF THE CONCRETE STANDING WELL ABOVE THE EDGE OF THE BUCKET. DOWELS AND CURB IN FOREGROUND ARE FOR THE SUPERSTRUCTURE. U.S.M.C. CONTRACT NO. M.C.C. 7857 BARRETT & HILP, BELAIR SHIPYARD" (white text below image); "178-PA-II-16 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photoresponse.com" (sticker affixed to back).
Place South San Francisco, CA
Event World War II
Subjects Ships
Concrete products industry
Construction
Barges
World War II
Search Terms World War II
World War Two
WWII
Shipbuilding
Shipbuilding - Belair Shipyard
Belair Shipyard
Concrete Ships & Barges
South San Francisco
Copyright "178-PA-II-16 / Please Credit / US National Archives / Photo Reproduction by Photo Response / 301-529-7119/joe@photoresponse.com" (sticker affixed to back)