70 Years Ago Today… “Desserted”

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Daily News, February 16, 1945, p. 29 (By Fellig)

DESERTED
Unable to proceed, owners of these cars abandoned them on West Side Highway, near 90th St. Mayor LaGuardia refused to permit use of water to clear streets. He said water crisis is worse than snow crisis.”

(Presumably this is one of the last fotos by Fellig to appear in the Daily News. By 1945 he receives credit… Typical “stark” photo made at night for a tabloid… A frozen dessert… The icing on the cake…)

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