Accession Number: 1984.187.29765.1
Title: Cable Reel in Mid-air at Western Electric Company Plant, 1927
Overall Size: 8 x 10 in.
Date Created: 1927-09-17
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 17, 1927. Image of big cable reel in mid-air at Western Electric Plant at Kearny, New Jersey. Visible in image: steam engine crane on railroad tracks with operator standing outside it while a "WESTERN ELECTRIC CO" cable reels hangs in mid-air amid rows of other cable reels, plant in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Embossed in lower right corner: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / N.Y.” and handwritten: "29765 Box 1720 CABLE REEL IN MID AIR WE Co., KEARNY N.J. PLANT 9/17/27".
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