ITEM # GM-2
"NEW YORK SEES SPECTACULAR PIER FIRE"
"ORIGINAL ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOS
FROM NEW YORK"
These photos were made at the height of the spectacular fire which
raged through the, two million dollar,
"CUNARD/WHITE STAR STEAMSHIP LINE"
ON NEW YORK'S WEST SIDE
MAY 6th, 1932
Five fire companies, aided by the cities fireboats, fought the fire for hours.
Approximately 150 firemen were overcome by smoke, or otherwise incapacitated.
It was still burning eight hours after the first alarm was turned in.
ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOS
LAH 5/6/32 FS B OUT
The Great South Bay Collection TM
"THE WIRELESS STATION"