(Battleship # 7) In the new floating drydock at New Orleans Naval Station, Louisiana, 6 January 1902. The original caption reads: Illinois was placed in the new New Orleans floating dry dock to test her capabilities (the dry dock's). At two o'clock the huge ship stood high and dry on the keel blocks. Courtesy of the David Wightmann Family, 1969. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.