Railroad Derrick Lifting Cable Reel at Western Electric, Kearny, NJ 1929

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Kearny
8 x 10 x 0 in.

8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on February 18, 1929. Image of railroad derrick lifting cable reel at Western Electric in Kearny, NJ. Visible in image: derrick : "INDUSTRIAL BROWNHOIST" on railroad platform car lifting "Western Electric" cable reel from field of cable reels as a man standing atop another reel guides it, factory in distance, superstructure of building under construction in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “34031 2/18/29 / 1898-13 / WECo-110 Central Ave-Kearny, NJ / Mr. GMBonnell Photo at Kearny, NJ“. Condition: silvered edges and fingerprints, pinholes in four corners, ink marks: "34031.", scratched gloss and emulsion. See related print stored in Numerical File under original negative number.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

Related Subjects

Telephone cables
Derrick cars (Railroads)