Crane unloading cable spools off a train, circa 1914
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1914. Image of crane unloading cable spools off of a train. Visible in image: crane on rail car loading "WESTERN ELECTRIC CO." cable spool numbered 36A up to 51B on "PENNSYLVANIA / 490 / 351 / U 105 Wt." with various grafitti and official notations written on them, water tower, flag, and telephone poles in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "2330 / 186-5 / Western Electric Co. / Mr. A.W. Wolff / Box 186 / 1 Rush".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection