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Building a ship in Essex

Ships being built along Main Street in Essex, 1872

Ships being built along Main Street in Essex, 1872

A few  from the other direction, about 1900.

A view from the other direction, about 1900.

Essex Main Street, also known as the Causeway

Essex Main Street, also known as the Causeway, circa 1900

The A.D. Story Shipyard in Essex Massachusetts

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

The A.D. Story shipyard in Essex, Mass, 1924. Photo courtesy Bob Swan

Building the frame at the Story shipyard

Building the frame at the Story shipyard

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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.

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