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Title Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] The Blazing Saale in Mid Stream. Private mailing card; unposted.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2006.034.0683
Collection Robert Foster Collection
Credit Courtesy of Robert Foster
Description Postcard: [1900 Hoboken Pier fire.] The Blazing Saale in Mid Stream. Private mailing card; unposted. Undivided back.

Publisher: Copyright, 1900, Arthur Strauss, Inc. Publishers, New York. Stock number 112.

Artists depiction (after a photograph) from the river of the June 30,1900 fire. The ocean liner S.S. Saale was a North German Lloyd Line ship.
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Small text at the top left front: "Doomed men crying for aid out of the cramped portholes."
Date 1900-1901
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1901
Search Terms Hudson River
S.S. Saale
North German Lloyd Line
Caption front
Imagefile 051\20060340683.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Transportation
Ships
Disasters
Fires
Docks
Men