Monthly Archives: January 2018

Building #1 At The Quincy Shipyard

Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1918

 

QUINCY, MA ~ Early 1900s

At one point the second-largest shipbuilding facility in the United States, the Fore River Shipyard employed tens of thousands of workers, produced hundreds of ships, and may have been the origin of the famous ‘Kilroy Was Here’ tag. In 2017, one of the last original buildings at the yard was demolished, yielding old-growth longleaf pine that will make fantastic flooring, paneling, or tabletops.

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