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Sugar Factory - Brooklyn - New York City by Vivienne Gucwa

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During the period following the Civil War, New York was the top provider of refined sugar to the United States, and for a period of time the Domino Sugar factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn was the largest sugar refinery in the world. At one time, the factory employed over 4,000 workers and processed 3 million pounds of sugar a day.

This is an image of the Domino Sugar factory as it appears today.

View more of my photography at my website NY Through The Lens – New York City Photography


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  • photographist
    photographistalmost 3 years ago

    Vivienne, Nice shot. I had no idea New york was producing that much refined sugar! I used to live where I could see that Domino sign, and directly above was a digital clock that would have the current time.

  • For some reason I never got a notification that there was a comment on this image. That’s really interesting. I love the Domino sign so much. What a view!

    – Vivienne Gucwa

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 2 years ago

    Wonderful image! Congratulations on your feature!

  • steve jones
    steve jonesalmost 2 years ago

    lovely shot!

  • Rob Colvin
    Rob Colvinalmost 2 years ago

    Awesome industrial depiction! Love it!

  • Steve Leadbeater
    Steve Leadbeaterover 1 year ago


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