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Black and white photograph of the construction of the Sanford Municipal Dock in 1924, on Lake Monroe. At the left of the image is a man in a white outfit, standing in front of surveying equipment. This man is Tony Pitchford, who was the County Engineer for Seminole County. A man in a dark suit stands just beyond him. In the center and to the right of the image is construction equipment, including a wooden bridge that has been built to get to the main site. At the right of the image is a large metal triangular structure, with a group of African American workers standing on the platform underneath it. On the back of the photograph are the details of the construction: "Sanford, Fla., June 7, 1924. Municipal Dock contract price $67,000, Gilispie & Co., Jacksonville, Contractors. Length of Dock 400'. Width 82-125'. Lbs steel required 43200. Cu. yds. sand fill 24000. Cu. yds. concrete 1750. Cast iron pins. lbs. 2200. Lumber ft. 21300. 6' sewer ft. Concrete anchors 79. Mooring bits 4."




African Americans; Black-and-white photography -- Florida -- Sanford -- Photographs; Docks -- Florida -- Sanford -- Photographs; Men -- Florida -- Sanford -- Photographs


Sanford (Fla.)

Number of Images

2 images

Side of Image

Front of Postcard


Sanford Museum



Size of Original Image

25 cm. x 21 cm.

Rights Statement

All rights to images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information contact the respective holding institution.

Digital Publisher

Electronically reproduced by the Digital Services unit of the University of Central Florida Libraries, Orlando, 2011.

Funding source


Digital Reproduction Specifications

Jpeg2000 images were derived from 400 dpi tiffs scanned on an Avision FB 6080E Book-edge Scanner.

Date Digitized