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The pocket-dump at the foot of east Seventeenth Street.

Image ID: 809498

The pocket-dump at the foot of east Seventeenth Street.  [Pocket-dump at the foot of East 17th Street.] (1897)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The pocket-dump at the foot of east Seventeenth Street.

Alternate Title

: Pocket-dump at the foot of East 17th Street.

Published Date

: 1897

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 14 cm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "916" "The cleaning of a great city." "The last stage in the evolution of the dumping-board." "A steel structure with ten elevated storage bins. In the picture two of these bins, of which the gates are opened, are discharging on to a deck scow. Ashes and street sweepings are carried up by an elevator which runs under the entire height of the building, taking its load at hoppers, into which the carts are dumped. This is s ....
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Original Source

: From McClure's magazine. (New York & London : [s.n.] 1893-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- Sanitation Department

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 809498

Record ID

: 716030

Digital Item Published

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

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