Detail of a historiated initial 'D'(ilapidatio) of clerics with ropes and a pick pulling down a building. Image taken from f. 518 of Omne Bonum (Circumcisio-Dona Spiritui Sancti). Written in Latin.
Tommies attacking the wall of a house blown up by the Germans in their retreat and left in an unsafe condition
A small team of men attack a badly damaged brick wall with pickaxes. According to the original caption, they are knocking the wall down because it is unsafe. In many cases, however, this was done to provide mat... more
Demolition of Building Number 126 for Structural Shop, Main Street and Chauncey Avenue, Looking Northeast from First Street
Photographs of the Construction and Repair of Buildings, Facilities, and Vessels at the New York Navy Yard