We can't resist another Brooklyn Union Gas tank. It's at the Citizens' Works plant, at Fifth & Hoyt Streets. The photograph was taken by P.L Sperr in the summer of 1937, from Smith and 5th. The resolution isn't too good here, but what a shot. Just look how the tank looms over that run of small wooden houses - presumably it's one of the "mammoth" ones the Eagle referred to.
Sperr's notes indicate the houses as nos. 11 to 21, but he's sometimes inaccurate with numbers and street names. I think the house at left could be no. 13, not 11. At any rate, only two of the houses in the photograph - 13 and 15 - still stand today.
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