• Thayer Is Reborn



    A new video on the history and restoration of the C.A.Thayer, one of the lumber schooners that helped
    shape the face of the west. She just went under another series of restoration at Bay Ship in Alameda.




    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C.A._Thayer_(1895)


    The history and recent restoration of the park's historic lumber schooner C.A. Thayer. Most of the archival photographs and film footage are from the Park's museum archival collections. In particular, film footage was used from the following two archival collections:

    The Harold Huycke motion picture film of C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) restoration and voyage, 1955-1957 (P79-235, SAFR 15044). A guide to this collection is available on the Online Archives of California at http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:... and the film footage is available for viewing on the Internet Archives at https://archive.org/details/csfmm_00003.

    The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Photo Lab records, 1963-2014 (P14-008, SAFR 24429). A guide to this collection is available on the Online Archives of California at http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:.... Extensive footage was used from Series 4.1 Digital Media, File unit 20, C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Restoration Work. This portion of the collection includes much of the documentation of the restoration work from 2003 to 2012. See the following link for more information: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:....