Linemen in White Plains, NY, 1915
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, White Plains
overall: 8 x 10 in.; 20.32 x 25.4 cm
8 x 10 glass plate negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons. Image taken as part of long term commissioned work and documentation for the American Telephone & Telegraph Company, ranging from 1910 through the 1940s. View of linemen running lines through cross arms in White Plains, NY, on November 29, 1915. Two workers seen up in cross arms, while three men seen on the ground below managing the lines. Several spools of cable seen in foreground, lines run across a river valley that can be partially seen, along with foot bridges and a larger bridge structure. Surrounding landscape is barren. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "3769 / 300--10 / 11/29/15 / A.T.T. Mr. Kent / White Plains Linemen, Box 300".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection