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Title: Driving Piles for Foundation of Bldgs. 71 and 71A, Western Electric Kearny, NJ plant, 1928

Accession Number: 1984.187.31305
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Kearny
Date: 1928-03-29
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on March 29, 1928. Image of machines driving piles for foundation of Western Electric Kearny, NJ plant buildings 71 and 71A. Visible in image: two large framed pile drivers, run by individual steam engines, at work while men look on, piles of logs litter the ground, area stripped clean by bulldozer, plant in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "31305 3/29/28 / 1784-23 / WE Co-110 Central Ave-Kearny, NJ / Mr. Van Houten / Driving piles for foundation of / Bldgs 71-71A Kearny, NJ".

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