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Black & White Photos of NYC that are strikingly haunting.

Black & White Photos of NYC that are strikingly haunting.

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  • 1. New York City Photo’s 05-07-12
  • 2. Sunlight floods in through windows in the vaulted main room of New York Citys Grand Central Terminal, illuminating the mainconcourse, ticket windows and information kiosk. Photo taken ca. 1935- 1941
  • 3. Aerial view of New York City, looking north, on December 16, 1951
  • 4. 28th Street Looking east from Second Avenue, on April 4, 1931
  • 5. Meeker Avenue Bridge under construction, looking south, showing Brooklyn approach, on June 29, 1939
  • 6. Shadows are cast beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, seen from a stable roof, on May 6, 1918
  • 7. A worker on the Brooklyn Bridge, on November 19, 1928
  • 8. Markus Mercury Wheel Club, Flushing RaceTrack, bicyclists ready to race in June of 1894
  • 9. Original City Hall subway station, IRT Lexington Avenue Line, in 1904
  • 10. Coney Island looking east from Steeplechase Pier showing Sunday bathers, crowd on beach, on July 30, 1922
  • 11. A two-horse team street cleaner, withsprayer, squeegee, and roller at rear
  • 12. An experimental exposure made on theQueensboro Bridge, on February 9, 1910
  • 13. Italian vegetable sidewalk stand, on Bleeker Street, near Church of Our Lady of Pompeii, in August of 1937
  • 14. Lower Manhattan skyline at night, seen from either theStaten Island Ferry or Governors Island, in February of 1938
  • 15. Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History,West 81st St, between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 16. Red Hook Swimming Pool, Clinton, Bay & HenryStreets, Brooklyn. Bathers as far as the eye can see
  • 17. Queensboro Bridge under construction, on August 8, 1907
  • 18. The Queensboro Bridge, showing reconstruction of tracks looking east, on November 22, 1929
  • 19. A one-legged newspaper boy and other "newsies", on Delancey Street, on December 26, 1906
  • 20. New York Police Department evidence photo, homicide scene. JoeKellner, 404 East 54th Street, murdered in hallway, on January 7, 1916
  • 21. Powell House at 195th Street and 58thAvenue North, Queens, on May 20, 1941
  • 22. Times Square theaters by day, in New York City. The TimesBuilding, Loews Theatre, Hotel Astor, Gaiety Theatre and other landmarks are featured in this January, 1938
  • 23. An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, on January 27, 1965
  • 24. A view from the Williamsburg Bridge, looking west, showing congested traffic in Manhattan, on January 29, 1923
  • 25. Painters suspended on cables of theBrooklyn Bridge, on October 7, 1914
  • 26. A Hooverville in Brooklyn, ca. 1930-1932.The area is now Red Hook Park in Brooklyn
  • 27. New York Police Department Evidence photo. Homicide victim - overhead view, ca. 1916-1920. At the corners, notethe legs of the tripod supporting the camera above the body
  • 28. A Subway Road Comes up for air in Brooklyn -- in background, a view of Manhattan from subway elevatedtracks, 8th Street, Brooklyn, New York, on March 21, 1938
  • 29. Yankee Stadium, Yankees on thefield during a game, ca. 1935-1947
  • 30. A man reads a newspaper on New Yorks 6th Ave.and 40th St, with the headline: "Nazi Army Now 75 Miles From Paris.", on May 18, 1940
  • 31. New York Fire Department demonstration of asteam pumper converted from horse-drawn to motor-driven, at 12th Avenue and 56th Street
  • 32. Men cut ice from Kissena Lake in Queens, ca. 1860-1900
  • 33. Children and adults with herd of sheep in the SheepMeadow in Central Park, New York City, ca. 1900-1910
  • 34. Manhattan Bridge, under-construction, seenfrom the roof of Robert Gair Building, showing suspenders and saddles, on February 11, 1909
  • 35. Aboard a police boat on October 10, 1934, New York MayorFiorello LaGuardia hacks away at confiscated slot machines about to be destroyed and dumped into New York harbor
  • 36. A view down an alley, as rows and rows of laundry hangfrom tenements ca. 1935-1941. Seen looking west from 70 Columbus Avenue or Amsterdam Avenue at 63nd Street
  • 37. A crowded street market under New YorkCity Rail Road tracks, looking south on Park Avenue from 123rd Street in June of 1932
  • 38. A night view of Midtown Manhattan, looking south from Madison Avenue and the 50s, ca. 1935-1941
  • 39. Amid road construction, the Hudson Diner advertises "Tables for Ladies" on November 20, 1929, on Marginal Street, looking east from 125th Street
  • 40. Ninth Avenue El trains with passengers on 2 levels of tracks, 66thStreet El station in background, in October of 1933. Photo taken on Columbus Avenue, northwest of Lincoln Square & 65th Street
  • 41. The S.S. Normandie, seen from a StatenIsland ship steaming through upper bay on its way to a river pier built for it, ca. 1935-1941
  • 42. A view of the city from the Brooklyn Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, on April 24, 1933
  • 43. A view of the city from the New York tower of George Washington Bridge, 168th Street & Hudson River, on December 22, 1936
  • 44. Fire Boats fight a blaze at Grace Line Pier 57, West 15th St, near the National Biscuit Co. building
  • 45. Members of the New York Fire Department attend to a fire victim
  • 46. The "Well", US Signal Corps Army Base Terminal, Port of Embarkation. Ration cases from crate cars are hoisted to warehouse bins for storage, ca. 1945-1946
  • 47. Water from firefighters hoses freezes on the side of adjoining buildings
  • 48. Interior view of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) subway powerhouse, 58th to 59th Street, ca. 1904
  • 49. 42nd Street, looking west from 2nd Avenue. Chrysler Building at top right, "News Tavern" "Goblet Bar" at lower right, ca. 1935-1941
  • 50. Brooklyn Bridge painters at work high above the city, on December 3, 1915
  • 51. Aftermath of a collision on an elevated rail track
  • 52. The Queensboro Bridge, leading to Manhattan, seen on May 1, 1912
  • 53. A motorman operates a trolley cars nearWilliamsburg Bridge, on September 25, 1924