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First blizzard of 1908 in New York.

Image ID: 809691

First blizzard of 1908 in New York. (1908)

Image Details

Image Title

:  First blizzard of 1908 in New York.

Published Date

: 1908

Depicted Date

: 1908

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 23 cm. (8 1/4 x 9 in.)

Notes

: Top left image: "[Str]eet cleaners clearing away the heavy snow on Broadway--four hundred street cleaners succumbed to the cold." Top right image: "Powerful car-sweeper whirling the snow from the Broadway tracks." Bottom left image: "A relic of the olden time--horse car with a double team struggling painfully along Twenty-eighth Street." Bottom right image: "The usually busy vicinity of the Flatiron deserted." Printed on border: "Characteristic scenes at the chief centre of a great storm which did widespread damage and caused the loss of seven lives.--B.G. Phillips." Written on border: "Feb. 6, 1908."

Source

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

Source Description

: 1 folder (21 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Sno

Digital ID

: 809691

Record ID

: 716143

Digital Item Published

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

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