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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
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Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
06/14/2007
Virgin Islands National Park staff
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1800-1824
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National Register of Historic Places Collection
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7/19/1976
National Register of Historic Places
State: Virgin Islands
County: St. Thomas Island
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Creque Marine Railway at Virgin Islands National Park in December 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
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NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
Bolton beam engine and related machinery.
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Hassel Island, Virgin Islands National Park, Virgin Islands
Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
06/14/2007
Virgin Islands National Park staff
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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
Bolton beam engine and related machinery.
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Virgin Islands National Park, Code: VIIS
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Hassel Island, Virgin Islands National Park, Virgin Islands
Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
06/14/2007
Virgin Islands National Park staff
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007 1:48:54 PM
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1800-1824
1801
1807
1815
DISTRICT
National Register of Historic Places Collection
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7/19/1976
National Register of Historic Places
State: Virgin Islands
County: St. Thomas Island
Charlotte Amalie ; S of Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas Harbor
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Creque Marine Railway at Virgin Islands National Park in December 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
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NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238098
12/03/2007
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Creque Marine Railway at Virgin Islands National Park in December 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
Creque Marine Railway facade
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Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238098
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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
Bolton beam engine and related machinery.
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Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
Bolton beam engine and related machinery.
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Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
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Creque Marine Railway at Virgin Islands National Park in December 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
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NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
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Creque Marine Railway at Virgin Islands National Park in December 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
view through building toward Charlotte Amalie
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FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
Bolton beam engine and related machinery.
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Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
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Creque Marine Railway Machinery at Virgin Islands National Park in June 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. The beam engine powering the winch was built by the Bolton Company, Hamburg, Germany. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. This record contains detailed photographs of the machinery.
Bolton beam engine and related machinery.
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Southeast Regional Office, Code: SERO
Hassel Island, Virgin Islands National Park, Virgin Islands
Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
Legacy NPS Focus Record ID : 238106
06/14/2007
Virgin Islands National Park staff
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Tuesday, December 11, 2007 1:48:54 PM
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Creque Marine Railway at Virgin Islands National Park in December 2007
The Creque Marine Railway (formerly the St. Thomas Marine Repair Shop) is on Hassel Island, Virgin Islands (18°20'5.5"N, 64°56'17.5"W). Hassel Island is in Charlotte Amalie Harbor, and had been connected to the island of St. Thomas until the Danish Government cut a channel in 1860. Creque Marine Railway was built in 1840-1843, renovated in 1911, and continued operation into the 1960s. The headhouse contains a Bolton beam engine, used to drag ships from the water on rails. It is one of the oldest surviving facilities of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.
fly wheel of the Bolton beam engine.
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Latitude: 18.3296337127686, Longitude: -64.9327163696289

NRIS (National Register Information System) : 76001862
FMSS (Facility Management Software System) : Asset# 111824
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