Reel of cable aboard floating derrick, for constructing Metropolitan Company's Lexington Avenue cable road, 1895
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York
4-1/2 x 6-3/8 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "137000 lb Reel of Wire Rope for Lexington Ave/ Cable Road"; 2 men on floating derrick with large reel of cable; see accession file for New York Times October 15, 1895 article constructing the Metropolitan Company's Lexington Avenue cable road.