Loading Coal at Elm Coal & Oil Corporation Coal Yard, New York , 1938
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
10 x 8 x 0 in.
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on April 4, 1938. Image of Elm Coal & Oil Corporation coal yard in New York. Visible in image: 3 silos grouped together with “ELM / ELM COAL & OIL CORP.” sign on roof with chutes for: “2 / NUT”, “6/ NUT”, and “1 / STOVE” coal, “LUIS COSTA / WHITE PLAINS / AVE / B…Y / ICE / COAL AND WOOD” truck being loaded from 2 Nut coal chute as men packs coal in truck bed, a man on the platform stands ready with his rake and a fourth man sweeps the piles back into place. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “53414 4/4/38 / 2485-6 / Buchanan & Co-1501 Broadway- City / Mr. Chase / scene in coal yard”.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection