One of ten construction scene photographs
gelatin glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
USA, NY, Brooklyn
overall: 14 x 11 in.
Gelatin glass negative of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp.; one of twelve hoisting and salvage scenes; captions for each picture - hoisting a sunken locomotive; two derricks on a lift; hoisting lighter on board steamer for shipment; derricks hoisting a grain elevator; derrick CENTURY hoisting spud into dredge; derrick raising tug capsized and sunk; preparing to raise sunken steamboat; derrick reaching across dock and lifting yacht; heavy hoisting, bulky case; hoisting locomotive into hold of steamer; CENTURY hoisting yacht for shipment; righting tug GOV. FLOWER of Perth Amboy preparatory to lifting.