Derrick RELIANCE raising railroad car from Hudson River near Newburgh, NY, September 6, 1892
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); USA, NY, Newburgh
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.1; Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation Collection; handwritten on album page "DERRICK 'RELIANCE' RAISING LOCOMOTIVE/ THAT JUMPED THE TRACK AT CRANSTONS/ Sept 6th 1892" and "WSRR" [West Shore Rail Road]; raising railroad car from Hudson River near Newburgh, NY, after it plunged into the river; see related photographs 2008.28.1.102, 112-113, 119; see accession file for NY Times article about the accident, 2 people killed, several injured.