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Anderson-Christofani Shipyard, Innes Avenue & Griffith Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA



B&W Photos

HB96956
View Of Yard Office

HB96957
General View Of 'little Ways' Marine Railway From Side Showing Boats In Cradles 3

HB96958
General View Of 'other Ways' Marine Railway Manufactured By American Hoist And Derrick Company

HB96959
Winch For 'other Ways'

HB96960
Winch For 'other Ways'

HB96961
Side View Of 'other Ways' Winch

HB96962
Oblique View Of 'other Ways' Winch

HB96963
General View Of 'big Railway' Showing Cradle And Winch Manufactured By Mead-morrison Manufacturing Company, Having A 450 Ton Capacity 11

HB96964
Unused Winch--manufacturer Unknown

HB96965
Detail Of Unidentified Winch

HB96966
Same As Ca-14-13

HB96967
Detail Of 'big Railway' Drum Brake Winch

HB96968
Steam Boiler

HB96969
General View Of Steam Whistle

HB96970
Detail Of Steam Whistle

HB96971

HB96972

HB96973


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Item Title


Location
Innes Avenue & Griffith Street, San Francisco, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-14
Building/structure dates: 1875 initial construction
Significance: This shipyard is most notable for retaining the last steam powered winch on the West Coast. The winch powers the marine railway and allows ships to be "pulled" from the water for repairs. A brief write-up on the site may be found in the San Francisco Examiner July 29, 1975 (p. 45).

Subjects
Shipyards
Boat & Ship Industry
Maintenance


Related Names
Anderson, Walter
Christofani, Alfred
American Hoist & Derrick Company
Mead-Morrison Manufacturing Company
Hawley, Monica E., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF YARD OFFICE
2. GENERAL VIEW OF 'LITTLE WAYS' MARINE RAILWAY FROM SIDE SHOWING BOATS IN CRADLES 3. 'LITTLE WAYS' MARINE RAILWAY SHOWING CRADLE AND CABLE CONNECTION IN FOREGROUND 4. 'LITTLE WAYS' MARINE RAILWAY FROM NORTHWEST
5. GENERAL VIEW OF 'OTHER WAYS' MARINE RAILWAY MANUFACTURED BY AMERICAN HOIST AND DERRICK COMPANY
6. WINCH FOR 'OTHER WAYS'
7. WINCH FOR 'OTHER WAYS'
8. SIDE VIEW OF 'OTHER WAYS' WINCH
9. OBLIQUE VIEW OF 'OTHER WAYS' WINCH
10. GENERAL VIEW OF 'BIG RAILWAY' SHOWING CRADLE AND WINCH MANUFACTURED BY MEAD-MORRISON MANUFACTURING COMPANY, HAVING A 450 TON CAPACITY 11. 'BIG RAILWAY' WINCH
12. UNUSED WINCH--MANUFACTURER UNKNOWN
13. DETAIL OF UNIDENTIFIED WINCH
14. SAME AS CA-14-13
15. DETAIL OF 'BIG RAILWAY' DRUM BRAKE WINCH
16. STEAM BOILER
17. GENERAL VIEW OF STEAM WHISTLE
18. DETAIL OF STEAM WHISTLE


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