Building a ship in Essex
Ships being built along Main Street in Essex, 1872
A view from the other direction, about 1900.
Essex Main Street, also known as the Causeway, circa 1900
The A.D. Story Shipyard in Essex Massachusetts, early 20th Century. Photo courtesy Essex Shipbuilding Museum and the Smithsonian
The A.D. Story shipyard in Essex, Mass, 1924. Photo courtesy Bob Swan
Building the frame at the Story shipyard
The Columbia is launched
This very entertaining mid-20th Century documentary is shown at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum, just a short drive from Ipswich. Viewing time: 12 minutes.