• Created Date
  • 1902-1902
  • Description
  • From text: "Between these sets of apartments is the great treasure room of the safe deposit vaults--the immense room which is lined with 6,000 private safe deposit boxes of various sizes. The floor of this apartment is made of chrome-steel plates, three one-inch plates being riveted together, making a drill-proof and bomb-proof floor. The ceiling and side walls are constructed in the same manner, but the steel has been treated to such delicate... more
    From text: "Between these sets of apartments is the great treasure room of the safe deposit vaults--the immense room which is lined with 6,000 private safe deposit boxes of various sizes. The floor of this apartment is made of chrome-steel plates, three one-inch plates being riveted together, making a drill-proof and bomb-proof floor. The ceiling and side walls are constructed in the same manner, but the steel has been treated to such delicate tinting on the ceiling, and so thoroughly covered on the floor that it is difficult to believe it is there. Upon the floor is a rug 25 x 35 feet, one of the largest rugs in the world ... less
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