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John J Harvey at the Kingston water front Famous fire boat 9 11 boats water sunlight canvas print metal print

John J Harvey at the Kingston water front Famous fire boat 9 11 boats water sunlight canvas print metal print

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The summer sun hung lazily in the sky as my wife and I navigated our boat along the Rondout Creek, relishing the gentle breeze that whispered through the air. It was a picturesque day, the kind that beckoned you to the water. Little did we know, however, that the day would gift us a spectacle etched in the history of heroism.

We had ventured up to Eddyville, losing track of time in the tranquility of the creek. The Rondout Creek, with its winding curves and lush greenery, had a soothing effect that seemed to erase the worries of the world. As we made our way back down, a familiar voice crackled over the radio, breaking the peaceful hum of the engine.

"Hey, you won't believe what's coming your way," our friend exclaimed.

Curiosity piqued, we adjusted course and headed back towards the Kingston waterfront. The anticipation hung in the air, our boat cutting through the water with a newfound urgency. It wasn't long before we spotted the legendary John J Harvey, a retired NYC fireboat that had etched its name in the annals of history.

Built in Brooklyn in 1931, the Harvey was not your average vessel. It was a symbol of resilience, having risen from retirement to respond to the harrowing events of 9/11. Capable of pumping a staggering 18,000 gallons of water per minute, this mighty fireboat was a force to be reckoned with.

As we approached the Kingston waterfront, the air buzzed with excitement. And then, there it was – the John J Harvey, making its majestic entry into the creek. The water cannons were in full swing, painting the sky with arcs of liquid defiance. It was a sight to behold, a living testament to the boat's storied past and its unwavering commitment to duty.

I fumbled for my camera, eager to capture the moment. The Harvey, with its powerful streams of water, created a dazzling display against the backdrop of the summer sky. Snap after snap, I immortalized the scene, my lens unable to do justice to the sheer magnificence unfolding before us.

But the real surprise awaited as we neared the fireboat. The spray from its water cannons reached out, showering our boat in a refreshing cascade. Laughter erupted as we embraced the unexpected deluge, a small price to pay for being part of such a unique and awe-inspiring moment.

The John J Harvey, with its powerful presence and the legacy it carried, left an indelible mark on that summer day. As we sailed away, drenched but elated, I couldn't help but marvel at the unexpected encounters that the waterways could offer. The Harvey, a symbol of courage and community, had made an ordinary day extraordinary, and its memory would forever ripple through the waters of the Rondout Creek.

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Glossy Photo Paper: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.

Ready-to-Hang Canvas: 5 days for printing, 5 days for shipping.


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This option is available in 8x10 inches, 11x14 inches or 16x20 inches.

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1.5 inch thick wooden stretcher-bars that give it shape, in the same way an oil painting is traditionally assembled. There are no staples or ugly lines visible on the sides (very important).

Estimated delivery time for printing, assembling, packing and shipping is around 10 days.

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