Oyster rack at the Bayville Bridge experimental shellfish hatchery

View of an oyster rack at the Bayville Bridge experimental shellfish hatchery. Young oysters are attached to the rack which is then submerged. This makes for very easy harvesting when the oysters are mature. This image was created to record the Conservation Commission's efforts in the Long Island shell fisheries.
Date Original
circa 1926
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_4278.
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Geographic Locations

Nassau County