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    Date: December 8, 1973
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:32063
    Description: A pedestrian bridge, hit by the truck seen at far left, collapsed over the Van Wyck Expressway at Park Drive East and 73rd Terrace.
    Date: December 8, 1973
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:31990
    Description: A pedestrian bridge over the Van Wyck Expressway collapsed after it was hit by the truck seen in the center, partially underneath the bridge.
    Date: December 8, 1973
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:31979
    Description: A pedestrian bridge over the Van Wyck Expressway collapsed after it was hit by the truck seen on the roadway, partially underneath the bridge.
    Date: July 3, 1956
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:16515
    Description: Rescue personnel and others are seen in this aerial view of the Sylvania Electric Products Co. plant in Bayside in the aftermath of an explosion in a second floor laboratory. A quantity of thorium met ... More
    Date: March 25, 1947
    Subject: Accidents | Water towers
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:31582
    Description: The Jamaica Water Supply Company tower, at 178th Street and 109th Avenue. The dotted line indicates where Charles Lee, an inspector for the company, fell to his death.
    Date: April 2, 1976
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:31822
    Description: A fireman and a construction worker lower an injured worker from the roof of a building next to the May's department store at Jamaica Avenue and 169th Street. The man was one of three workmen hurt whe ... More
    Date: April 2, 1976
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:31857
    Description: An injured man lies on a stretcher outside the May's department store on Jamaica Avenue. He was one of three workers injured when a construction scaffold collapsed.
    Date: April 2, 1976
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:31914
    Description: This view of the May's department store, at Jamaica Avenue and 169th Street, shows a construction scaffold that collapsed, injuring three workers.
    Date: July 2, 1956
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:16636
    Description: At the Sylvania Electric Products plant in Bayside, an explosion of thorium metal scrap in a second-floor atomic energy lab injured nine people. In this photograph, a ladder leans against the building ... More
    Date: July 2, 1956
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:16611
    Description: An unidentified ambulance driver from St. Albans Hospital comforts a blast victim after an explosion in an atomic energy lab at the Sylvania Electric Products Co. plant.
    Authors: William J. Rugen
    Date: 1927 or 1928
    Type: black and white negative; black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:14944
    Description: A small group of men, some in uniform, stand to the right of a fallen crane, identified in notes accompanying the photograph as "Crane #173, wrecked at Queens Boulevard trestle". Although the photogra ... More
    Date: September 12, 1973
    Type: black and white print; digital image
    Identifier: aql:22549
    Description: Workmen attempt to rescue a crane operator pinned underneath a fallen construction crane at Barclay Avenue and Union Street. The print is accompanied by clipping and photocopy of the article it illust ... More
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