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Title: One of ten construction scene photographs

Accession Number: 1964.660.5083
Type: gelatin negative
Maker: Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn; USA, NY, New York, Governors Island
Materials: glass
Description: Gelatin glass negative of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp.; one of ten construction scene photographs; captions for each picture; erecting steel pier; laying a water pipe; erecting steel pier showing long reach of derrick; erecting steel pier; laying pipe showing patented skid, water main, Brooklyn; laying water main; Brooklyn to Governors Island; derrick at work; another view of Brooklyn, NY, water main laying; assembling pipe skid; pipe work; top of glassplate broken off.

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