Blowing up Flood Rock, part of the Hell Gate Rocks complex which prevented large vessels reaching New York Harbour, and presented a hazard to smaller ones. Dynamite was the explosive used. From Le Journal de la Jeunesse, Paris, 1886.

UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1754: Blowing up Flood Rock, part of the Hell Gate Rocks complex which prevented large vessels reaching New York Harbour, and presented a hazard to smaller ones. Dynamite was the explosive used. From Le Journal de la Jeunesse, Paris, 1886. (Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1754: Blowing up Flood Rock, part of the Hell Gate Rocks complex which prevented large vessels reaching New York Harbour, and presented a hazard to smaller ones. Dynamite was the explosive used. From Le Journal de la Jeunesse, Paris, 1886. (Photo by Universal History Archive/Getty Images)
Blowing up Flood Rock, part of the Hell Gate Rocks complex which prevented large vessels reaching New York Harbour, and presented a hazard to smaller ones. Dynamite was the explosive used. From Le Journal de la Jeunesse, Paris, 1886.
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