Stumbled upon this amazing bookshelf in the University of Thunder Bay, Ontario library research centre. These books are entirely full of descriptions of the local geography. Exerpt: Zone 14, lots of trees, rocks and river ways, rich vegetation. Etc.

Stumbled upon this amazing bookshelf in the University of Thunder Bay, Ontario library research centre. These books are entirely full of descriptions of the local geography. Exerpt: Zone 14, lots of trees, rocks and river ways, rich vegetation. Etc.

Gearing-class destroyer USS Dennis J. Buckley (DD/DDR-808) on the ways at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, December 20, 1944. USN photo. [2296 x 2798]

Gearing-class destroyer USS Dennis J. Buckley (DD/DDR-808) on the ways at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, December 20, 1944. USN photo. [2296 x 2798]

USS Panay (PG-45), launching, forward end ways, photographed by K.D.&E.W., Shanghai, China, November 10, 1927. Reclassified in 1928 as River Gunboat, USS Panay (PR-5). Panay was sunk by Japanese aircraft on December 12, 1937. [2876 x 2364]

USS Panay (PG-45), launching, forward end ways, photographed by K.D.&E.W., Shanghai, China, November 10, 1927. Reclassified in 1928 as River Gunboat, USS Panay (PR-5). Panay was sunk by Japanese aircraft on December 12, 1937. [2876 x 2364]

Going, Going, Gone! USS Triton (SSRN 586), the largest U.S. Submarine at the time, slides down the ways into the Thames River at Groton, Connecticut, during launching ceremonies on August 19th, 1958. [2214 x 2813]

Going, Going, Gone! USS Triton (SSRN 586), the largest U.S. Submarine at the time, slides down the ways into the Thames River at Groton, Connecticut, during launching ceremonies on August 19th, 1958. [2214 x 2813]

A close-up view of the stern and propellers of the guided missile destroyer CURTIS WILBUR (DDG-54) on the ways prior to the vessel’s christening and launching ceremony [1600 × 1269]

A close-up view of the stern and propellers of the guided missile destroyer CURTIS WILBUR (DDG-54) on the ways prior to the vessel’s christening and launching ceremony [1600 × 1269]

The icebreaker Northwind (WAG-278) heads down the ways at Western Pipe and Steel in San Pedro, CA on 28 December 1942. The shaftway for her bow propeller is visible at the turn of her keel. [1500×1783]

The icebreaker Northwind (WAG-278) heads down the ways at Western Pipe and Steel in San Pedro, CA on 28 December 1942. The shaftway for her bow propeller is visible at the turn of her keel. [1500×1783]

A forward view of Bronstein (DE-1037) shows her sharp “clipper bow” and the large AN/SQS-26 sonar dome, while on the launching ways at Avondale Shipyards, Inc., Westwego, La., 31 March 1962. [670 x 805]

A forward view of Bronstein (DE-1037) shows her sharp “clipper bow” and the large AN/SQS-26 sonar dome, while on the launching ways at Avondale Shipyards, Inc., Westwego, La., 31 March 1962. [670 x 805]

USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) slides down the building ways, as she is launched at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, on 29 April 1944. USN photo. [1280 x 1020]

USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) slides down the building ways, as she is launched at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, on 29 April 1944. USN photo. [1280 x 1020]