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ICE CUTTER: Men cut ice from Kissena Lake in Queens, ca. 1860-1900. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)
New York City: Men cut ice to be used in old time refrigerators from Kissena Lake in Queens, ca. 1860-1900. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)
A two-horse team street cleaner, with sprayer, squeegee, and roller at rear. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)
Times Square theaters by day, in New York City. The Times Building, Loew's Theatre, Hotel Astor, Gaiety Theatre and other landmarks are featured in this January, 1938 photo. (Bofinger, E.M./Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives) #
Powell House at 195th Street and 58th Avenue North, Queens, on May 20, 1941 (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives) #
I see Gunther's farm house and event location for the Tri-County Pie Eating Contest and Deadly Adventure Into the Great Unknown. Last known well in the area is on the property.
1964 1965 NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR STATE PAVILION Queens NYC vintage photo by Christian Montone, via Flickr
Queensboro Bridge, NYC
Circa 1900. "Heat wave. Free ice in New York."
NYC. Rockaway, circa 1905. The Bowery looking east.
Taken in Long Island City, Queens, NYC
+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Summertime and a boy cools off on an ice truck. Boston ~ 1937.
Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee - London decorations/ A view down Regent Street looking north and showing the decorations for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887.
Mary Queen of Scots by François Clouet, wife of Francois II. Needs attribution. No, really.