A view of Old Main and South Hall.A view of Old Main and South Hall.

Donora Digital Collection: Boats and the Monongahela River

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Photo: Postcard of the Donora/Webster Ferry, looking to Webster, PA, c1901.

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Left:   August V. Siren photo showing slag dumping used to build up the river bank.
Right: The Open Hearth at the Donora Wire Works.

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Left:      August V. Siren photo of slag build up, taken from Webster, PA.
Center: Looking southeast across the Monongahela River, from Donora, PA to Webster, PA.
Right:   Between the Open Hearth and Blast Furnace, with the P & LE Railroad tracks in the lower right-hand corner.

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Left:   A William H. Donner tanker boat.
Right: The Open Hearth, taken from the Webster, PA side of the river.

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Left:      View of the Open Hearth and Wire Works taken from the Webster, PA side of the river.
Center: A William Whigham steamboat transporting coal on the Monongahela River.
Right:   August V. Siren photo of the Open Hearth taken from the Webster, PA side of the river.

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Left:   Close-up of a steamboat owned by William Whigham.
Right: Steamboat owned by American Steel and Wire Company.

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Left:      Open Hearth along the Monongahela River.
Center: Company function on a steamboat owned by the American Steel and Wire Company.
Right:   August V. Siren Steel and Wire Works photo from across the Monongahela River.

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Left:      August V. Siren photo of the Wire Works Acid Plant in Donora, PA, a view from Webster, PA.
Center: Postcard of the Wire Mill, 1910.  Retrieved from the PPOC Digital Collection at the Library of Congress
Right:   Photo of various mills in Donora, PA, taken from Webster, PA.

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Photo: August V. Siren phot from Heslop Avenue in Webster, PA.