LAST OF FLOOD ROCK - SCENE OF THE HELL GATE EXPLOSION, VIEWED FROM EIGHTY-SEVENTH STREET, NEW YORK. THE,

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Charles Graham


Last of Flood Rock - Scene of the Hell Gate Explosion, Viewed from Eighty-Seventh Street, New York. The,

Wood engraving handcolored, 1885
Image size 9 1/4 x 13 9/16" (234 x 344 mm).
Good condition with modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 2438
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Harper's Weekly.
Clearing the east river of rocky 'reefs' around Hallot's point. It was said to be one of the largest engineering projects in its day. After the rock debris was removed, the river was 26' deep and far safer to travel. 18th-19th Century Subjects , New York City - Under $300 , Harbor Scenes

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