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Snow Delay: 1905

Snow Delay: 1905

New York circa 1905. "Blockaded cars on 23rd Street." With the Flatiron Building looming skyward. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

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Gas

Looks like a tough climb to light that lamp!

[That's a carbon arc lamp, not gas. -tterrace]

West 23rd Street looking East

It's important to note that the narrow portion of the Flatiron Building faces uptown on Fifth Avenue, making this a view of West 23rd Street, looking East. If you don't include the avenue in your description, you have to include West or East with all numbered streets.

Horse gossip

I saw this hot filly in Central Park pulling a smartly turned out Brewster green cutter. I'd give a nose bag of oats to meet her.....

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