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Title [Princes Bay train station]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1895-1915
Description Original B&W print on gray cardboard mount. Front view of a two-story house or building connected to a smaller structure built on the train station platform in Princes Bay, Staten Island; a horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the building. A short flight of steps leads to the platform. A woman can be seen seated by the window inside the station; a man is seated on the platform in front of the station, and other people can be seen boarding the train at far right. The carriage is drawn by one horse; a man sits in the driver's seat. The side of the carriage has a painted inscription: "CARL OHLROGGE. / BEACH HOUSE / PRINCE'S / BAY." Handwritten inscription on the reverse of the mount: "Prince's Bay Station before / re-elevation."
(Keywords: New York, Princes Bay)
Print size 4.75 x 6.875
Acquisition Gift of Albert McGeehan
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1915
Subjects Railroad stations
Railroads
Vehicles
Transportation
Carriages & coaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Ohlrogge, Carl
Catalog Number 17.001.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.