Photo #: NH 57930
Washington Navy Yard, D.C.
View of the waterfront, looking east from the top of the western shiphouse, circa 1884-1894.
The old experimental battery building is in the lower center, the eastern shiphouse is in the left background with the old 11th Street Bridge crossing the Anacostia River in the center and right background.
The receiving ship alongside the waterfront is USS Dale. Moored offshore is a Canonicus class monitor.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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29 November 2001