Floating derrick MONARCH loading canal boat or barge onto deck of steamship MELBOURNE, February 18, 1902
gelatin glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
USA, NY, New York
5 x 7 in.
Gelatin glass negative of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co., New York; neg. #1003; floating derrick MONARCH hoisting canal boat or barge onto deck of S.S. MELBOURNE, February 18, 1902 [identified on print 2008.28.3.214 from this negative]; see related photographs 1964.660.192-195, and 2008.28.4.445-449; see accession file for reference from "Marine Engineering", Vol. VII, April 1902, "The steamship Melbourne belonging to the Philippine Transportation and Construction Company recently left New York for Manila with a general cargo and nineteen steam barges. These barges will be used as steam lighters in the harbor of Manila and elsewhere about the islands for transferring freight from ships to land."