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Title:

Ice Breaking on Flushing Bay

Creator:

Borough President of Queens

Date:

January 21, 1918

Description:

Queens Borough President Maurice Connolly inspects a plunger that will detonate dynamite, in an effort to clear ice from the frozen Flushing Bay. The frozen bay was preventing the delivery of coal to the area. The attempt was unsuccessful.

Inscription:

hand written on back of print: On Flushing Bay 1-21-1918

Location:

Flushing Bay, Flushing, NY

Type:

black and white print; digital images Open in Browser 4 KB