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Slimy Bad Water Place Full of Flames, Lost Hands, Stolen Routes and Pieces of Exploded Tugboats.

Slimy Bad Water Place Full of Flames, Lost Hands, Stolen Routes and Pieces of Exploded Tugboats.
Oct 19, 2023 · 36m 46s

Slimy Newtown Creek, 1897 Another Mystery: Human Hands, 1862 Nine Acres Ravaged By Fierce Flames, 1900 Car Tracks Torn Up, 1900 Bad Scare for Newtown: A Man With Smallpox Mingles...

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Slimy Newtown Creek, 1897
Another Mystery: Human Hands, 1862
Nine Acres Ravaged By Fierce Flames, 1900
Car Tracks Torn Up, 1900
Bad Scare for Newtown: A Man With Smallpox Mingles With Its People, 1893
Tugboat Blown To Pieces, 1902
Missing girl, part 10: Not Maggie, 1897

featuring: Edward C. Smith box factory; James D. Leary lumber yard; E. C. Smith's planing mill; fireboats Seth Low, Van Wyck, Boody; George W. Piper paint factory; Post & McCord; Mayor Sanford; tugboats Defender (Russel Brothers), John Purcell (Capt. John Gillers); Jute Mill; Vernon Avenue Bridge; Williamsburg Hospital.

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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