2005-07-22 / Community

More Old Photos: Who Can Remember Where And When?


The old photographs that The Wave runs each week have become one of the more popular features in the paper, drawing lots of reader comment. This photograph was taken just before the turn of the century, in 1897, but we are not sure what local building this cornerstone was to become. If you know, fill us in.The old photographs that The Wave runs each week have become one of the more popular features in the paper, drawing lots of reader comment. This photograph was taken just before the turn of the century, in 1897, but we are not sure what local building this cornerstone was to become. If you know, fill us in.We are not sure whether these firefighters, shot in the 1950’s, were a New York City unit or were volunteers, but they are obviously providing a lesson in fire safety to a group of  schoolchildren, perhaps in Arverne. Can any Rockaway old timer identify the scene, the firefighters or the kids?  We are not sure whether these firefighters, shot in the 1950’s, were a New York City unit or were volunteers, but they are obviously providing a lesson in fire safety to a group of schoolchildren, perhaps in Arverne. Can any Rockaway old timer identify the scene, the firefighters or the kids?

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