Garbage Disposal Plant Cornerstone Ceremony

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Cornerstone ceremony for a garbage incinerator plant in Maspeth, Queens at 58th Street and 53rd Avenue. This was the first of five incinerator built under the supervision of Mayor O'Dwyer. The cost of this first incinerator was $5 million. O'Dwyer was unable to attend, Colonel John J Bennett.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 68939
Municipal archives id: LT206