|Title||[Scenic Railway, South Beach, Staten Island]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print. View of the Scenic Railway building on the boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island. It is a two-story building with sign at top: "SCENIC RAILWAY." Part of the track is visible continuing outside of the building. Men, women, and children are walking on the boardwalk. Handwritten inscription at the top edge: "1905." Handwritten inscription in pencil on reverse: "157 / View at Happyland Park / Showing Entrance to Scenic / Railway and Virginia Reel."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
|Print size||4.375 x 6.875|
|Acquisition||Gift of Edwin Skinner|
|Ownership and History||
This is one of a group of photographs donated to the 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, Staten Island.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Skinner, Edwin H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 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.|