Life in the 50's, 60's, 70's
A Decade of Unheeded Warnings
Photojournalism & Documentary
Accentuate the Negative
End of the Machine Age
Gowanus Canal - Brooklyn, NY
Underground New York
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Conklin-Brass &Copper from Union St. Bridge -c1973
GOW_5589-Conklin-Brass& Copper. 40 years later, fresher water. From Union Street Bridge c2014
GOW-2061_Canal view_.jpg Photographed from the roof of the Conklin Brass building. Union Street bridge on the left.
GOW_4908-Fresh H2O .jpg c 2014
gowanus_DEP-site.jpg The site of pumps with fresh water via tunnel from the East River. c2012
GOW_3188 Worker at cement plant viewing arrival of sand and gravel via tug and barge.
tug-barge-deliv-.jpg Delivery of gravel to a cement plant.
GOW_3205.jpg Tug returns empty barge to pick-up point in New York Harbor. c Clayton Price 2013
GOW_3250 Tugboat captain maneuvers into New York Harbor
GOW_3201 Barge arrives at transfer point in N.Y. Harbor c clayton price - 2013
-Gowanus-Traffic_ .F Train station - Smith & 9th Streets c2007.jpg
5130-New F Train station -Smith-9th & 9th Streets c2014.jpg
GOW- Smith & Ninth Street- Local residents waiting for a bus.
Smith & 9th-Gowanus Mr. Russo owned the entire block since the end of WW2. He passed away in 2008. c 2007 c.price,photographer All rights reserved
Joe of Tenth Street Resident, at the edge of the Gowanus area, shows off his front Garden! c 2008 clayton price
Gowanus_3441.jpg c2006 Fresh water spring on exact place where a new Whole Foods Market will be built. c clayton price, photograher
_GOW - 3485- Site of Whole Foods- 2007.jpg c clayton price photographer
GOW-3341-Whole-Foods-construction site_.jpg c. 2011 Clayton Price All rights reserved
GOW_4646-Whole FoodsMarket.jpg c 2015 Clayton Price
_CoalSilos-cjp.jpg Date back to very early 1900's. Not used since the 1930's. c 2006
_MG_4839.jpg early summer, 2014, NYC insisted that the coal silos be removed, and the removal project began.
Last Coal Silo_5077-2.jpg c 2014. Photographed from 2nd floor of new Whole Foods Market.
GOW_14.jpg. From the late 1800's. Stone Grinder and 18 Coal Silos. Photo: c 2006
GOW_5155-Silos Gone.jpg New building next door. c 2014
IMG_5270.jpg New building projects seen from 2nd floor, Whole Foods c 2015
Contemporary view from the Third Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal. Photographed February 3rd, 2015. c 2015 Clayton Price
_MG_5284.jpg New Apartment- 2nd Street, one block from the Canal. c 2015
GOW_5293.jpg Former canoe dock - 2nd Street at the canal, displaced by new apartment construction. c2015
GOW1396_Canoe social.jpg Gowanus Dredgers party. c 2012
GOW-1328-overflows.jpg This outlet storm floods (and occasional polution) dates back to the 1880's c 2008 Clayton Price
GOW_asphalt_6226.jpg much of the brooklyn road material came from here as well as some art (see next photo c2011
overflow waste from the Asphalt plant, offers som interesting photograhic material! photo: c Clayton Price
1384-shellfish, once again starting to grow in areas of Gowanus waters. c 2008 - jpg
gow-2934.jpg-Social_scenes and Music Venues are sprouting in many areas of Gowanus. c2013
The Gownus Circus - One of the small theater groups starting out in this area. c 2012
GOW_2899-scrap_metal-Sorting for shipping by barge to refineries in Europe. c 2012
GOW_3429-Rebuilding Canal Edge.jpg Major repair at scrap metal yard. c 2013
View of one of the oldest scrap metal yards in the Gowanus area. c 2014 Clayton Price
Remains of the approx 18 coal silos. built in the 1800's,which were torn down during the summer of 2014 - c clayton price 2015
New structure adjacent to removed coal silos. Almost completed in Jan 2015 c clayton price 2015
View west of Gowanus - foreground, Carol Gardens next to the F Train tracks, and the Statue of Liberty in NY Harbor. Photo: c 2012 Clayton Price - all rights reserved.
Gowanus_sunset.jpg N.Y, Harbor just beyond 2nd bridge.
All images copyright protected: © Clayton J Price. Absolutely no reproduction without written permission.