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John C. Wiarda, His Chemical Factory, His Family, and His Chemical Warfare On His Neigbors and Tenants

John C. Wiarda, His Chemical Factory, His Family, and His Chemical Warfare On His Neigbors and Tenants
Oct 26, 2023 · 24m 21s

Wanted To Get Him Out: Landlord Succeeded With Noxious Gases A Terrible Death In Muriatic Acid Fire In A Greenpoint Plant Long Ill Woman Failed In Suicide Attempt Greenpoint Blaze:...

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Wanted To Get Him Out: Landlord Succeeded With Noxious Gases
A Terrible Death In Muriatic Acid
Fire In A Greenpoint Plant
Long Ill Woman Failed In Suicide Attempt
Greenpoint Blaze: Iron Works and Chemical Factory Damaged
Chauffeur Killed Boy

Exploding Brooklyn focuses on North Brooklyn's industrial history in Greenpoint and Williamsburg on Newtown Creek; and the people who lived and died amidst industrial mayhem as this backwoods of New York City became an epicenter of shipping and commerce.

Exploding Brooklyn is the first podcast from Tripping Balls Through History - podcasts using newspapers and media to bring old true stories to light.

Official: trippingballsthroughhistory.com
Ig: @trippingballsthroughhistory
bonus content at Patreon: patreon.com/TrippingBallsThroughHistory
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Tripping Balls Through History

Tripping Balls Through History

6 months ago

Do you know where the wheel originally came from? Do you have pictures of it in places other than on that sidewalk? Would love to see.
Ella Larsen

Ella Larsen

6 months ago

I have been researching my family for years and have seen this wheel, in pictures.
Tripping Balls Through History

Tripping Balls Through History

6 months ago

that's great to hear. have you ever heard of the giant gear before?
Ella Larsen

Ella Larsen

6 months ago

There are three great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and one great great great granddaughter
Ella Larsen

Ella Larsen

6 months ago

I'm John C. Wiardas Great Granddaughter.
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