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Title:

Ice Breaking on Flushing Bay

Creator:

Borough President of Queens

Date:

January 21, 1918

Description:

A group of men pull a rope tied to a large piece of ice, in an attempt to loosen the ice on the frozen Flushing Bay. The frozen bay was preventing the delivery of coal to the area. Later, attempts to use dynamite to break up the ice were unsuccessful.

Inscription:

hand written on back of print: Flushing Bay 1-21-18

Location:

Flushing Bay, Flushing, NY

Type:

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