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Title Ocean Breeze Station Old Trolley Line 1900
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1900
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of a small building; most of the front part of the building has open sides, with the roof supported by vertical posts. Sign on one of the posts: "OCEAN BREEZE / STATION / 6." There are trolley tracks in the foreground. Six men and two boys are posed for the photo. Handwritten inscription along the top edge of the photo: "Ocean Breeze Station Old Trolley Line 1900."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.250 x 7
Acquisition Gift of Edwin Skinner
Ownership and History This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1900
Subjects Street railroad stations
Beaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Catalog Number 52.012.0006
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 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.