Built in 1886, Building 113 (just
south of 20th Street) is one of the
earliest extant structures on site.
From World War II onwards, it
served exclusively as a Machine
Shop, part of the shipyard
Engineering Department. The work
in this building was specific to
fabricating a ship's propulsion and
auxiliary machinery, steering
apparatus, and piping.
Erected 2020 by Union Iron Works Historic District.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 37° 45.837′ N, 122° 23.247′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker can be reached from Illinois Street north of 18th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Industrialization of the Shoreline (within shouting distance
More about this marker. The marker is located in the northernmost section of Crane Cove Park (opened October 2020), just to the south of the fence.
Also see . . . Union Iron Works Historic District (National Park Service). (Submitted on November 5, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.