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Accession number 2004.23
Object ID R107S5_1719
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Subway Construction Photograph Collection
Date 09/09/1929
Title View of Plank Road Collapse Along Schermerhorn Street; IND Crosstown Line
Description Photograph documents area conditions along Schermerhorn Street after plank road collapse during construction of the IND Crosstown Line. Original photographic log reads: Camera in first floor window of 123 Schermerhorn Street looking Southwest into cut
Photographer Foley, A.J.
Place Brooklyn, NY
People/ Corporations Independent Rapid Transit Railroad (IND)
Board of Transportation
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York--Design and construction--Pictorial works
Plank roads
Subway accidents
Cranes (equipment)
Cut and cover method
Schermerhorn Street (Brooklyn, NY)
Search Terms Subway Construction
Line Crosstown Line (IND)