freight crane

05/23/43

Clipping on the back, May 23, 1943-- "This method of speedily lifting and placing in position the decks of cargo vessels, prior to final welding, has been adopted by the Moore Dry Dock Company....

c. 1965

Lined piece of paper attached to the back, "Army Troops loading on an MSC troop ship at Oakland around 1965. The last troop ships left Oakland for Vietnam in 1966. After that all passengers...

18-Nov-39

Handwritten on the back, "Moore Dry Docks at time of launching of Sea Arrow." Photo shows a ship still surrounded by wood framing with several large cranes around it . Piles of lumber stacked on...

2-Jun-39

Clipping on the back, June 2, 1939-- "This is a corner of the Moore Drydock Company's plant on the Oakland Estuary, showing the rapidly-forming hull of a $2,900,000 vessel, largest such job on the...

26-Nov-37

Handwritten on the back, "Moore Shipyard, Oakland, reverse print." Photo is an aerial view of the docks at Moore Shipyard showing one large cargo ship and another smaller ship parked near a...

7-Jun-42

Clipping on the back, June 7, 1942-- "These Moore Shipyard Navy Division employees dropped their work for a few minutes to attend ceremonies for Hitler-the kind he won't like. His picture, shown...

19-Mar-38

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...

4-Jun-69

Handwritten on the back, "Ship on outfitting dock being sanded looks like ghost ship of WWII vintage- old Moore Shipyard." Photo shows the yard area of the shipyard with several deserted and...

4-Jun-69

Handwritten on the back, "Ship on outfitting dock being sanded (sand blasted) looks like ghost of WWII at old Moore Shipyard." Photo shows a decrepit dock in the foreground with wood debris...

9-Jan-75

Handwritten on the back, "7th St. Terminal- 19." Photo is an aerial shot of the completed 7th St. Terminal with all of its buildings and stacks of containers. One container ship is pulled up to...

c. 1965

Handwritten on the back, "Old Moore Shipyard." Photo is an aerial shot of the old shipyard and surrounding area. Some of the buildings of the shipyard still standing as well as lots of debris...

2-Aug-72

Handwritten on the back, "Oakland Estuary." Photo is an aerial shot of the Estuary showing both sides. On the left side is the old Moore Shipyard, as well as several other buildings and docks...

10-Oct-72

Handwritten on the back, "Old Moore Shipyard-Oakland." Photo is an aerial shot of the shipyard ten years after the company went out of business. In the upper left corner of the photo are train...

10-Oct-72

Handwritten on the back, "Old Moore Shipyard." Photo is an aerial shot of the shipyard ten years after the company went out of business. Two partial cargo ships are floating in the water next to...

15-Mar-66

Handwritten on the back in green pen, "Pipe being unloaded from Japanese ship Tamon Maru at 9th Ave. terminal." Photo shows a cargo ship [only a part of it visible in the photo] tied up to a dock...

19-Mar-69

Photo shows stacks of containers for "Matson" being loaded onto a waiting container ship. Two large cranes are loading the ship. In the foreground, are three smaller cranes[?] and a van with...

19-Mar-69

Handwritten on the back, "#1 7th St. Terminal." Photo shows several stacks of containers at the terminal. Most of the containers say "'K' Line" on the side. Several tall flood lights are...

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