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The Columbus monument held up during excavations.

Image ID: 801555

The Columbus monument held up during excavations. (1902)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The Columbus monument held up during excavations.


: Lungren, Fernand, 1857-1932 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Collins, R. C. -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1902

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm. (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "The foundations of the monument are supported on temporary steel girders and wooden posts while undermined for subway excavation under the monument and over sloping rock surface. The concrete floor of subway is shown finished and ready to receive the streel columns which will support its roof and the overhanging monument. The steel buckets containing excavated rock are hoisted by steam-derricks and dumped into wagons." "D ....
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Original Source

: From Century magazine. (New York : The Century Co., 1870-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- excavations

Source Description

: 1 folder (1 picture)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 801555

Record ID

: 690814

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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