A Filthy History: When New Yorkers Lived Knee-Deep in Trash


Commissioners
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Uniforms
Jacket 1970s

Equipment
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Robin Nagle
Robin Nagle 6

DSNY and Marijuana
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Mierle Laderman Ukeles
Mierle Laderman Ukeles

The Dumps
The Line

DSNY 911WTC Patch

Through The Years 🙂

2014

2013

2012

President Obama visits New York City

President Obama visits New York City

2011

Spreader hanging through wall

Spreader hanging through wall

2010

Digging out! 122710

Digging out 122710

2009

Yankee Cleanup

Yankee Cleanup

2008

Sanitation Worker R.Nagle

Sanitation Worker R.Nagle and Friend

2007

Ed "Shevy" Shelvin

Ed “Shevy” Shelvin

2006

Snow storm 21106

February Storm 26.9

2005

Matt Lauer with BKN02

Matt Lauer and BK2

2004

Louis Gagliotto

SW Gagliotto

2003

Nespoli getting sworn in.

Harry Nespoli sworn in.

2002

Fits like a glove

Fits like a glove

2001

Pickwood,Steven Schmalzried, Eddie Arenas

911

2000

Frank Consalvo bill signing

Consalvo bill signing

1999

chloro-fluoro-carbon(CFC)

CFC

1998

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Safety First!

1997

Safety First

Safety First

1996

1996 Blizzard

1996 Blizzard

1995

Pap wagon

PAP 95-05

1994

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Safety First!

1993

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1992

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1991

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Safety First!

1990

Sam doing collection

Sam doing collection

1989

Recycling

Recycling

1988

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Safety First!

1987

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Safety First!

1986

Anne Pabon and Carlen Sanderson

Women join DSNY.

1985

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Safety First!

1984

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Safety First!

1983

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Safety First!

1982

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Safety First!

1981

The Christmas Trash Strike of 1981

The Christmas Strike

1980

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Touch Sanitation

1979

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Touch Sanitation

1978

Pooper Law

1977

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Safety First!

1976

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Safety First!

1975

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1974

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1973

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Safety First!

1972

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1971

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Safety First!

1970

1970s

1970s

1969

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Northeaster

1968

NYC SANITATION STRIKE STATE OF EMERGENCY (1968)

STRIKE

1967

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Safety First!

1966

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Safety First!

1965

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1964

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1963

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1962

DSNY Scooter

1961

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Safety First!

1960

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Times Square

1959

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North by Northwest

1958

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Safety First!

1957

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Safety First!

1956

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Safety First!

1955

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1954

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1953

1950’s Bronx

1952

1952

1952

1951

Corn Exchange

Corn Exchange



1950

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Sanitation Man

1949

1948

Sanman

1947

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Safety First!

1946

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Safety First!

1945

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1944

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1943

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1942

FDNY VS DSNY

FDNY VS DSNY

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Yankee Stadium

1941

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1941

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DSNY VS NYPD

1940

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1940

Bill McCabe

Superman

1939

DSNY patch from the World's Fair 1939.

World’s Fair

Safety First

Safety First

1938

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Safety First!

1937

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Safety First!

1936

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1935

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1934

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1933

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1932

Marching

1931

Side Loader

1930

1930 SW

1930 SW

1929

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DSNY Born

1928

Collection Truck

Collection Truck

1927

1926

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Safety First!

1925

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1925

1924

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1923

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Safety First!

1922

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1921

1920s

1921

1920

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1920

1919

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Safety First!

1918

Can Carrier

1917

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1916

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1915

Clearing Snow

1914

Crosswalks

1913

Plowing

1912

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1911

1910

Mechanical Broom

1909

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Safety First!

1908

1908 Tandem Plowing

1907

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1906

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1905

General Information

1904

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1903

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1902

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1901

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1900

MLP

1899

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1898

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1897

The Cleaning of a Great City

The Cleaning

1896

1896 Collection

Collection

1895

We still do this!

1894

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Safety First!

1893

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1892

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1891

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1890

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1889

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1888

1888 Blizzard

Deadly Blizzard

1887

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1886

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1885

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1884

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1883

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1882

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1881

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Safety First!