A. Freeman Leonard Jr. Adjusting Oil Drill Barge Model

Caption: "Making final asjustments to a perfectly scaled model of an oil drill barge is A. Freeman Leonard Jr., an employee of the firm since 1934. He was...*"

* ... "the chief creator of the intricate model that took approximately eight weeks and between 300 and 400 hours of labor to construct. Hand-fashioned brass struts and girders form the tower while the pontoons and barge are made from polar wood. The scale is 1 foot equals 1/8 inch."

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Date: *
Location: Vineyard Haven - -

People: Leonard, A. Freeman Jr.
Keywords: Van Ryper model shop; models;