The 14th and final 1948 Rikers virtual tour close-up provides a view of a group of farm buildings in the southwest area of the island but left out of close-up #3 and not clear in close-up #6. The farm structures group appears near the bottom center of the above image and in the close-up detail right. Rikers farming included produce, poultry and pigs. Note cleared field above buildings.

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14th of 14 detail views of 1948 Rikers Island aerial photo

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