Steam Yacht AZTEC being raised off Halletts Point, Hell Gate, NY, July 1, 1894
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Queens, Hallets Point
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; handwritten upper left "17" and printed in negative lower left "123"; handwritten on album page below picture "Steam Yacht 'AZTEC'/ Being raised by Dk. Edgar off Halletts Point, Hell Gate./ Stern cut off by Steamboat 'Sam Sloane' [sic.] July 1st 1894."; Hell Gate Light Tower at left, stern view of derrick barge EDGAR; SAM SLOANE (built Noank, CT, 1882) submerged; yacht stern cut off by excursion steamboat SAM SLOANE, July 1, 1894; see related photographs 2008.28.2.31-34.