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Title: Lift Bridge over Raritan Canal in Trenton, NJ, 1929

Accession Number: 1984.187.36799
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Trenton
Date: 1929-12-03
Description: 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on December 3, 1929. Image of lift bridge over Raritan Canal in Trenton, NJ. Visible in image: lift bridge that ascends as a whole up via a pulley system, sign on side reads: "22FICL", warehouse on one side of bridge: "STORAGE WAREHOUSE", train runs under other side on shoreline, river iced over, snow on banks, cityscape of Trenton in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “36799 / 12/3/29 / 1998-23 / McKiernan Terry Drill Co / 15 Park Row, City / Photo taken at“ and handwritten: "Trenton NJ / Bridge over Raritan Canal".

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