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Title Sepia-tone photo of piers destroyed in June 1900 pier fire, Hoboken.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2015.008.0003
Collection Hoboken Fire Collection
Credit Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Sepia-tone photograph of piers destroyed in June 1900 pier fire, Hoboken.

Mounted photograph roughly trimmed, ca. 3-3/4 high x 4-3/4" wide. Photographer unknown. Remains of album mount on reverse. Hi-resolution scan in multimedia.

Aftermath of this disastrous fire, which started June 30 and lasted for at least two days; photo probably taken during July or early August 1900.

View is southeast (from the roof of a River Street building) showing two destroyed piers of the North German Lloyd Steamship Co.

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ocean liners / NGL / line / southern piers /
Photographer n/a
Place Hoboken
Date 1900
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1900.0
Search Terms 1900 Pier Fire
Fourth St.
River St.
Third St.
Pier 4
Pier 3
North German Lloyd Line
Orig/copy Original
Caption full image, slightly enhanced
Imagefile 323\20150080003-2.TIF
Classification Pier
Fires
Disasters
Business & Commerce
Buildings
Exteriors
Ships