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#255 the Burning of Cyrus W. Field's Warehouse in New-York
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tue, Dec 12, 2006 & Thu, Dec 14, 2006, # 06-4, Lot 537)
#255 "The Burning of Cyrus W. Field's Warehouse in New-York. Photographers will appreciate the merits of this picture when they are informed that it was taken on a dark day just previous to a heavy snow storm, and with the Thermometer below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. The stream of water projected across the street proceeds from one of the large steam fire engines, whose efficiency was never more fully displayed than on that occasion."