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Title: Driving piles at WECo building 71, Kearny, NJ, 1928

Accession Number: 1984.187.31490
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Kearny
Date: 1928-04-26
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on April 26, 1928. Image of machines driving pile foundations for Building 71-71A at Western Electric Company plant in Kearny, NJ. Visible in image: two steam-powered mechanized pile drivers, a steam backhoe, and a dump truckat work while men look on, other Western Electric buildings are in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: "31490 4/26/28 / 1792-16 / WECo-110 Central Ave-Kearny, NJ / Mr. Van Houten" and handwritten: "Driving pile foundations for Bldg 71-71A", ink marks: "31490 / Driving Pile Foundation- Bldg 71-71A- Kearny, N.J. April 26, 1928."

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