WORK 0105 Click for larger image
WORK 0105 Click for larger image
Title Bush Terminal [picture] / [Brooklyn Daily] Eagle.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Daily Eagle], 1937.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
paper 8 x 10 in.
Call # WORK 0105
Note On verso: date inscribed: Sept. 2, 1937; on caption: "Eagle staff photo."
Retouched.
Title from caption on verso.
Summary Caption: "Seven employees of the Bush Terminal Company are shown at ceremonies attendant on their retirement. Left to right are: Michael Jordan, a brakeman with the company since 1915; Henry Bender, a brakeman, 1910; Herbert W. Griffin, locomotive engineer, 1903; Giuseppe Marstello, trackman, 1904; W. L. Sturges, assistant to the president of Bush Terminal; James Stanger, locomotive engineer, 1903; Martin Burns, a brakeman, 1922; C. E. Ward, brakeman, 1904, and P. J. Roth, vice president and freight traffic manager. Mr. Sturges and Mr. Roth congratulated the men on their records." Men are standing in front of two, presumably freight, train engines with signs, "On the last run, 24 years on the Bush Terminal Railroad; good luck, Herb" and "On the last run, 33 years, 5 months, 3 weeks on the Bush Term. R. R.; good luck, Jim."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Indexes Folder: Bush Terminal: Railway.
Local Note Negative # 1999-78.
Note Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information, please contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/brooklyncollection
Subject Railroad trains -- New York (State) -- New York.
Terminals (Transportation) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Bush Terminal (Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.))
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Sunset Park (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Portraits.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.
portraits.
Addl. Title Brooklyn daily eagle.

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