Museum Memories: March 24, 2018

By 1920, Cordova had constructed a wharf to support small boats associated with the canneries that now lined the railroad tracks along the busy waterfront.  Within another decade, the harbor was expanded for the growing fishing industry and several breakwaters were added to provide more protection to the mostly open-skiff wooden fleet including the locally built ‘Tiedeman’ skiff.

 

This photo came from the archives and collections of the Cordova Historical Society housed within the museum. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays.