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Title: Cable Reel in Mid-air at Western Electric Company Plant, 1927

Accession Number: 1984.187.29765
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Kearny
Date: 1927-09-17
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 17, 1927. Image of big cable reel in mid-air at Western Electric Plant at Kearny, New Jersey. Visible in image: steam engine crane on railroad tracks with operator standing outside it while a "WESTERN ELECTRIC CO" cable reels hangs in mid-air amid rows of other cable reels, plant in background. Typed on original negative sleeve: "29765 / 1720-19 / 9/17/27 / WECo-110 Central Ave-Kearny, NJ / Mr. LRMcGuire, Dept. 871-5 / Big Reel in Mid-Air".

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