New York Telephone Company workmen loading Western Union cable spools, circa 1915-1916
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
8x10 glass plate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1915-1916. Image of New York Telephone Company workmen loading Western Union cable spools. Visible in image: two men pushing bottom of spool "WESTERN ELECTRIC CO." with poles while a third man guides it onto truck bed, truck sign reads: "NEW YORK / TELEPHONE / COMPANY", other spools on loading dock, building in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "2666 / 213-9 / #22 / Loading wire on truck / Box 213".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection