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Completing foundation - Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co. dock construction / Finissant la construction des fondations -Compagnie de traversier de Détroit et Windsor

Title (Fre)

Finissant la construction des fondations -Compagnie de traversier de Détroit et Windsor




Photo of a horse-drawn stone roller levelling the gravel fill on the completed foundation for the Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co. dock; the Considine-Reid crane No.1 is seen at left, beside another steam-powered construction vehicle; two passenger ferries can be seen in the image, one approaching the Windsor shoreline, and the other, likely the 'La Salle of Detroit', already docked adjacent to the construction site; a construction barge is docked at left, while several workers labour at various aspects of construction;

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor


Barges / Péniche

Business districts / District des affaires

Carts & wagons / Charrettes & chariots

Concrete / Béton

Considine-Reid Ltd. / La compagnie Considine-Reid limitée

Construction industry / Industrie du bâtiment

Contractors / Entrepreneurs

Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co. / Compagnie de traversier de Détroit et Windsor

Employees / Employés

Ferries / Traversiers

Foundations / Fondations

Hoisting machinery / Grues

Horses / Chevaux

Marine terminals / Gare maritime

Ouellette Ave. / Avenue Ouellette

Piers & wharves / Appontements et quais

Riverside Dr. W. / Promenade Riverside Ouest

La Salle of Detroit

Steamboats / Bateaux à vapeur

Waterfronts / Quais

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