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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: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: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: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: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: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: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: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.
Authors: William J. Rugen
Date: ca. 1900
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:15159
Description: A train on the Beach Channel drawbridge in Rockaway Beach.
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