Submerged Excavator Removed from Block Island’s Old Harbor

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Block Island Times: Before a crowd of cheering onlookers, a huge crane pulled a 70-ton excavator out of the [Old Harbor] inner basin on Saturday, June 13, at about 10:00 a.m. The job took place without incident, and when the formerly submerged piece of machinery was gently placed in the deck of the barge Columbia, there was a smattering of applause and then, almost immediately, the crowds dispersed and life on the island started up again.

Read more about the excavator that was removed from Block Island’s inner harbor.