Coal Furnace on City Island, NY, 1938
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
10 x 8 x 0 in.
8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on April 11, 1938. Image of coal furnace on City Island, NY. Visible in image: man in denim pants, wool shirt, work boots and cap reading instructions on wall for “WONDER / FUEL” furnace, a coal-fired “HERCULES / AMERICAN HEATING CO. / CHICAGO” furnace with instructions on bottom door: “KEEP ASH PIT / AND / UPPER FLUES…”, shovel, hook, scraper and other tools hanging on wall. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “53432 4/11/38 / 2485-24 / Buchanan & Co-1501 Broadway, City / Mr. Chase Coal story-City Island”.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection