Unloading Lumber, 1949

Photograph of finished lumber being loaded off the the S.S. YORKAMAR docked at the Columbia Street Pier, April 21, 1949. Wood, from logs to finished planks, has long been an important commodity in Red Hook. 
The Columbia Street Pier in also known as the 'Long Dock," 

The photo is in the collection of the Museum of the City of New York and can be viewed here.



Item Relations

Item: John F. McKenna: Lumber, ca. 1920 is related to This Item


  • "Winch discharging lumber from aft section of S. S. Yorkmar at P.A. Columbia Street Pier.Collection of the Museum of the City of New York:  X2010.11.11832

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