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Date: May 7, 1948
Subject: Dwellings | Explosions
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:23055
Description: Hoping to identify some of their belongings, Milton Abel (left) and Frank Gandler pick over a small pile of items police salvaged from the wreckage of their homes, destroyed in a gas explosion in the ... More
Date: May 6, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22928
Description: Two inspectors from New York city's Department of Housing and Buildings examine the ruins of a four-family house at 75-06 197th Street, to determine if it has been too badly damaged to be livable in t ... More
Date: October 5, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33097
Description: Motorist John Flight (second from right) examines his car, which was damaged by a gas main explosion at Liberty and 101st Avenues. Standing next to Mr. Flight is John Edmonds, a passenger in the car a ... More
Date: October 5, 1972
Subject: Gas-pipes | Explosions
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33131
Description: This photograph shows a sizable steel plate that was thrown into the air by a gas main explosion at Liberty and 101st Avenues.
Date: October 5, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33074
Description: A Brooklyn Union Gas Company worker digs at the scene of a gas main explosion at Liberty and 101st Avenues.
Date: October 5, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33045
Description: Brooklyn Union Gas Company workers and firemen at the scene of a gas main explosion at Liberty and 101st Avenues.
Date: October 5, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33129
Description: Brooklyn Union Gas Company workers and firemen at the scene of a gas main explosion at Liberty and 101st Avenues.
Date: January 5, 1940
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16820
Description: Firemen train hoses on the remains of two homes that were destroyed by a gas explosion on the Grand Central Parkway in Briarwood.
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: 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.
Date: July 18, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31494
Description: Police keep onlookers a safe distance away, as firefighters attend to the aftermath of a gas explosion that destroyed an apartment building in Long Island City.
Date: August 11, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:30841
Description: Queens Borough President James A. Burke examines wreckage at the scene of a gas explosion that destroyed the home of Phoebe and Carl Wiedmann at 64-52 186th Place.
Date: August 10, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22949
Description: Police and fire fighters examine the wreckage of a Fresh Meadows home destroyed in a gas explosion.
Date: August 10, 1948
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22871
Description: A fireman and a police officer examine the scene of a gas explosion that destroyed the home of Phoebe and Carl Wiedmann at 64-52 186th Place.