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Milled in Manhattan: 1910

Milled in Manhattan: 1910

New York circa 1910. "Williamsburg Bridge and East River waterfront." With a cameo by the Heckers' Flour mill on Water Street. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

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On the extreme right, do I see two tugs pulling half a dozen sailboats?

Not much wave action

Water surface patterns indicate a variety of currents. This is a confluence of tricky waterways.

If I knew then what I know now.

Wouldn't it have been wonderful to have bought property in Williamsburg knowing that now that area is a hot spot for high-dollar development?

Just think.

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