Ships being built along Main Street in Essex, 1872
Ships being built along Main Street in Essex, 1872
A few  from the other direction, about 1900.
A view from the other direction, about 1900.
Essex Main Street, also known as the Causeway
Essex Main Street, also known as the Causeway, circa 1900
The A.D. Story Shipyard in Essex Massachusetts
The A.D. Story Shipyard in Essex Massachusetts, early 20th Century. Photo courtesy Essex Shipbuilding Museum and the Smithsonian
The A.D. Story shipyard in Essex, Mass, 1924
The A.D. Story shipyard in Essex, Mass, 1924. Photo courtesy Bob Swan
Building the frame at the Story shipyard
Building the frame at the Story shipyard
essex_launch_of_columbia
The Columbia is launched

This very entertaining mid-20th Century documentary is shown at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum, just a short drive from Ipswich. Viewing time: 12 minutes.

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