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Title: Raising of burned hulk; probably Hoboken, NJ pier fire

Accession Number: 1964.660.128
Type: gelatin glass negative
Maker: Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
Place: USA, NY, New York Bay
Date: 1900-09-14
Materials: glass
Description: Gelatin glass negative of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co., New York; neg #768; ferry PLAINFIELD burned and sunk off Ellis Island Sept 14, 1900 [identified on print 2008.28.3.135]; derrick barges and Jersey City coal trestle pier in background; see 1964.660.95, 97-114, 117-122, 126-129, 135, 5063-5064, 5071-5072; see similar view 2008.28.3.134.

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