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Title [Train and platform]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date 1935
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Possibly original print, or possibly print made from original negative. Front and side view of a railroad passenger car next to a wooden platform. A man looks towards the camera from inside the car. Another man stands on the platform looking at his pocket watch. Photo is probably at a train station; a wooden column is visible at left. Typed label on reverse: "TR - 162 / RAILROAD CROSSING / Platform and Train / and Ben Kelly / by Herbert A. Flamm / 1935 (Month not given)"
(Keywords: SIRT, Staten Island Rapid Transit, Twentieth Century, New York City)
Print size 2.5 x 2.125
Acquisition Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society
Ownership and History Photographer Herbert A. Flamm (1905-1980) was a lifelong Staten Island resident and an active community leader as well as a prolific commercial photographer. He worked at Weitzman's Photo Shop in Stapleton from 1925, became part-owner in 1945, and retired in 1975.
Earliest Date 1935
Latest Date 1935
Subjects Railroads
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Flamm, Herbert A.
Catalog Number PH01.0027
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.
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