1920s Rikers Island Landfill Operations -- Scene #12: Overall View

Scene #12 provides a crisply clear image of men and machines at work raising up the island from the river, which is why it was chosen to serve as the logo of this NYCHS presentation of the dozen Hertzendorf 1920s photo scenes and their detailed up-close sections.

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