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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Wreck of S.M. Felton
Name of boat on board, right side of upper deck rail.
Maybin, Joseph A.
Pyle, Robert E.
From David B. Tyler, The Bay and River: Delaware, A Pictorial History: "The 671 ton Samuel M. Felton was built of iron by Reany, Son & Archbold of Chester in 1866, for the P.W. & B. Railroad. She ran from Philadelphia to Wilmington and the Cape May. When leaving her pier in 1885, an explosion on her forward deck injured 14 persons. Its cause was never discovered. She ran until 1914."
Original accession or negative number: 1970.134.016
1 photographic print : stereograph : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Brandywine Valley oral history interviewees' photographs (Accession 2017.225)
Box 2, Folder 4
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Brandywine Valley oral history interviewees' photographs (Accession 2017.225), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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