Coal Elevator CLARK NO. 2 capsized off Shooter's Island, NY, June 24, 1901

gelatin print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Staten Island, Shooters Island
1901-06-24
paper
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.

Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; handwritten in negative lower left "900"; handwritten on album page "COAL ELEVATOR CLARK 'No 2'/ Capsized and Sunk off SHOOTER'S ISLAND/ June 24, 1901."; floating derricks and other salvage vessels raising the coal elevator; original negative 1964.660.165; same scene 2008.28.3.177; see New York Times article June 25, 1901; Black steward, name unknown, killed in accident.


2008.28.3.178

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