H96.1.2130A

19-Mar-38
6.75 in HIGH x 9.5 in WIDE
(17.14 cm HIGH x 24.13 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
H96.1.2130A


Photo is part of a panorama that has come apart. The two pieces of the caption from the Tribune read as follows "Here is a panoramic view of the Moore Drydock Company shipyard yesterday as crowds gathered to witness a keel-laying and the launching of a ship. The k....of a new 495-foot freighter is shown laying on the platform to right. ...center, drapped with the American flag, is the lighthouse tneder Walnut, about to be launched. Joseph Moore (inset) is president, of the dry dock company. - Tribune photo." This half of the panorama shows the front part of a ship pictured in H96.1.2130 and part of another ship docked at another dock. Several piles of lumber are stacked on the piers along with other unidentifable equipment. A large crane is in the middle of the photo. In the bottom left corner is an automobile and people walking acrowss the front of the piers.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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