Caption: "The Machinist Crew. Top row, standing. 1. Can't recall his name; 2. George (I think) Roberg; 3. Ralph Ross; 4. Pete Peterson. Middle Row: 1. W.P. Pattison, Diesel Man; 2. Lee Eastman; 3. Paul Leppinan; 4. Can't recall his name. Sitting. 1. Nate Clapp [myself]; 2. lou Moran, 1st Machinist; 3. John Head, Foreman; 4. John Harlan, Shop Machinist; 5. Wilber Cutler; 6. Uno Leppinan, Blacksmith. Darn few of us left now."
The steel steamship "Windber" was built at West Hartlepool, England, in 1889 as the "Daventry" and was purchased on the East Coast by Pacific American Fisheries (PAF), as the first steel vessel in its fleet.