Photos: The Early Days of WNYC

Wednesday, July 02, 2014


Al Tropea started at WNYC as an engineer before moving on to work at City Hall, recording various events for 37 years. Over the course of that time, he took incredible photos of WNYC in its hey-day.


Master Control
Master Control (Al Tropea)


WNYC announcer
WNYC announcer (Al Tropea)


The WNYC van
The WNYC van (Al Tropea)


WNYC studio
WNYC studio (Al Tropea)


WNYC announcer
WNYC announcer (Al Tropea)


Antenna base
Antenna base (Al Tropea)


Leonard Lopate and engineers
Leonard Lopate and engineers at the 1986 Mets Parade (Al Tropea)



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Comments [2]

Nick from UWS

For goodness sakes, identify the announcers in these photos!

Jul. 09 2014 11:03 AM
Ozzie Alfonso from New York City - UWS

The ONLY radio station I listen to anywhere and everywhere. Happy birthday WNYC!

Jul. 08 2014 05:47 PM

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