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Waste incinerator, 19th-century artwork. This incinerator is located in New York City, USA. The first waste incinerators dates from the 1870s in the UK, with the first in the USA being built on Governor's Island in New York City in 1885. Artwork from the 20th volume (second period of 1897) of the French popular science weekly 'La Science Illustree'.
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