Accession Number: 1984.187.31305.1
Title: Driving Piles for Foundation of Bldgs. 71 and 71A, Western Electric Kearny, NJ plant, 1928
Overall Size: 8 x 10 in.
Date Created: 1928-03-29
Photographer: Rosenfeld and Sons
Description: 8x10 gelatin silver print from 8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on March 29, 1928. Image of machines driving piles for foundation of Western Electric Kearny, NJ plant buildings 71 and 71A. Visible in image: two large framed pile drivers, run by individual steam engines, at work while men look on, piles of logs litter the ground, area stripped clean by bulldozer, plant in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Embossed in lower right corner: “MORRIS ROSENFELD / N.Y.” and handwritten: "31305 BOX 1784 DRIVING PILES FOR FOUNDATION OF BUILDINGS 71-71A, KEARNY, N.J. WECo 3/29/28".
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