Vintage Photograph Shows Snow Shovelers Outside Flatiron Building Circa 1905

Cleaning the streets after a snow storm, New York. Broadway and 23rd St, 1905
Cleaning the streets after a snow storm, New York. Broadway and 23rd St, 1905
Photo: LOC

No matter how much the City has changed over the centuries, New Yorkers have always had to deal with snow the same way: by shoveling. This great vintage photograph shows a bunch of workers shoveling snow on Broadway outside of the newly built Flatiron Building, then known as the Fuller Building. Here is a Google StreetView of the same view today:

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