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1911 raising of the battleship USS Maine .

Item # 676479

June 21, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 21, 1911

* Raising the USS Maine - cofferdam photo
* United States Navy battleship wreck salvage

The top of page 6 has a banner headline: "Water in Coffer Dam Surrounding Wreck of Battleship Maine Is Lowered Fifteen Feet Below Level of the Sea this Morning" with large photo and brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 10 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century