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 Weegee, on Fire (31-40)

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(3 1/4x4 1/4 film negative)
#0031


6-20-42 591 Washington st. N.Y.
All of the following are of the large fire on Washington St., lower Manhattan..early 1940's..fire was in a paper warehouse same as sent before..these all are..#0241..0242..0032..0033..0034..0038..0086 (ref. Firefighter Bill Noonan, Boston)
(4x5 film negative)
#0032


 6-20-42 591 Washington st. N.Y.
All of the following are of the large fire on Washington St., lower Manhattan..early 1940's..fire was in a paper warehouse same as sent before..these all are..#0241..0242..0032..0033..0034..0038..0086 (ref. Firefighter Bill Noonan, Boston)
(4x5 film negative)
#0033

 
6-20-42 591 Washington st. N.Y.
Ladder Co. 5 was crushed when the large rolls of paper stored in this building expanded due to the large amounts of water being used, caused the wall to collapse (ref. Firefighter Bill Noonan, Boston)
See also #36

(4x5 film negative)
#0034


 6-20-42 591 Washington st. N.Y.
(4x5 film negative)
#0035


6-20-42 591 Washington st. N.Y.
This shows the Fire Dept tow truck..a early 1940's Walter tow truck getting ready to remove the damaged Lad. Co. 5 (ref. Firefighter Bill Noonan, Boston)
See also #34

(4x5 film negative)
#0036


12/13/39
1179 51st Street, Brooklyn
Note the photographer's suggested cropping in light grease pencil
(4x5 film negative)
#0037


5 alarm at Washington and Charlton St.
All of the following are of the large fire on Washington St., lower Manhattan..early 1940's..fire was in a paper warehouse same as sent before..these all are..#0241..0242..0032..0033..0034..0038..0086 (ref. Firefighter Bill Noonan, Boston)
(4x5 film negative)
 #0038


3 alarm at Mercer and Houston
As Weegee's fame spread crowds would often watch him rather than the fire.
(4x5 film negative)
 #0039


NEW YORK, 2-2- Broadway and Bleecker Sts
(4x5 film negative)
 #0040

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