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Title: Pile Drivers at Work at Pier 34 Canal, New York City, 1930

Accession Number: 1984.187.39701
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: 1930-12-16
Description: Cropped 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on December 16, 1930. Image of pile drivers at work on Pier 34 Canal in New York City. Visible in image: pile driver on barge is driving posts into water, men on a ramp work on posts already driven into the canal, Pier 34 is seen to the left with a building on the end. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “39701 / 12/16/30 / 2119-21 / McKiernan-Terry Drill Co / 15 Park Row, City / Mr. Troy Photo of Pile drivers at work“ and handwritten: "Pier 34 Canal / 8x10 Neg cut to 6 1/2 x8 1/2". Condition: cut, silvered edges, amber/purplish discoloration, fingerprints, scratched gloss and emulsion. See 2 related prints stored in Numerical File under original negative number.

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