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Title: Wreck and fire, sunk sidewheel steamer with tugboats and fireboat, probably Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 1901

Accession Number: 2008.28.4.264
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn, Erie Basin
Date: 1901-01-09
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "784"; unidentified wreck and fire, probably Erie Basin, Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 1901; fire hoses, sunken side wheel steamer; tugboats UNITY and fireboat SETH LOW at left; see related photographs 2008.28.4.263-265.

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