Queens (New York, N.Y.)
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    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13508
    Description: A fireman wires a dynamite charge, 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.
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13556
    Description: A fireman stands with a plunger, waiting to detonate dynamite, in an effort to clear ice from the frozen Flushing Bay. Queens Borough President Maurice Connolly (at the far right), and other city and ... More
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13535
    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 ... More
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13507
    Description: Queens Borough President Maurice Connolly (3rd from the left, facing the camera), engineers, police officer and residents on the frozen Flushing Bay during frigid weather. The frozen bay was preventin ... More
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13583
    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 ... More
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13530
    Description: A horse pulls a scraper, to level and loosen the ice on the frozen Flushing Bay during frigid weather. Workers, city officials and onlookers stand by. The frozen bay was preventing the delivery of coa ... More
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13544
    Description: A large group of city officials, engineers and laborers use scrapers, picks and pry bars, in an effort to clear ice from the frozen Flushing Bay, after blasting the ice with dynamite. The frozen bay w ... More
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13591
    Description: City and borough officials, firemen, policemen, and local residents stand on the ice on the frozen Flushing Bay. The frozen bay was preventing the delivery of coal to the area.
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13549
    Description: Men with tongs, pry bars and picks attempt to move large pieces of ice on the frozen Flushing Bay. The frozen bay was preventing the delivery of coal to the area.
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13543
    Description: Laborers work to open a hole in the ice on the frozen Flushing Bay. The frozen bay was preventing the delivery of coal to the area. Later, dynamite was used in a failed attempt to break up the ice.
    Date: January 21, 1918
    Type: black and white print; black and white negative; digital images
    Identifier: aql:13518
    Description: City and borough officials, firemen, policemen, and local residents stand next to two sleds with batteries and dynamite from the Dupont Company. One man is wiring a stick of dynamite. The dynamite was ... More
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