Steam Roller in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, 1935

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Brooklyn, Flatbush
8 x 10 x 0 in.

8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 17, 1935. Original negative was delivered to a client in 1935 but an 8x10 print of image exists in Collection as 1984.187.50207.1. Image of steam roller in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. Visible in image: steamroller with long arm and attachment on dirt road, behind the machine is flooded with water, men stand around with shovels and one man is sweeping dirt off of street curbs, pile of rocks on side of road, houses in background. Typed on original negative sleeve: “50207 / 7/17/35 / 2351-16 / Diesel Progress- 2 W 45th St, City-photo of steam roller in Flatbush / Mr. F M Prendergast“ and handwritten: "neg deld to Buda Co / 8/22/35". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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