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
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Back of Postcard
Size of Original Image
25 cm. x 21 cm.
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"Construction of the Sanford Municipal Dock" (1924). Images of Central Florida. 2417.