Recent Auction: Motorist’s Pillar of Death


Weegee, [Accident], March 1, 1939 (images from auction website)

Sold for $699.99 (plus $8.00 shipping) on December 16, 2018.

Motorist’s Pillar of Death
New York City – One man was killed when this car hit a lone pillar standing along the line where the old Sixth Avenue elevated railway is being dismantled. Policemen are checking the wreckage at Sixth Avenue and 27th Street early March 1.
3/1/39″

80 years ago today…

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