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Loose-Wiles in Degnon Terminal at Skillman and Thompson Avenues.
Famous 1,000-window bakery of the Loose-Wiles Sunshine Biscuit Company at Degnon Terminal c. 1914.  This firm (the largest in Long Island City at the time) employed as many 2,500 people.
Loose Wiles Bakery Degnon Terminal
Famous 1,000-window bakery of the Loose-Wiles Sunshine Biscuit Company at Degnon Terminal c. 1914. This firm (the largest in Long Island City at the time) employed as many 2,500 people.

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Famous 1,000-window bakery of the Loose-Wiles Sunshine Biscuit Company at Degnon Terminal c. 1914.  This firm (the largest in Long Island City at the time) employed as many 2,500 people.
Famous 1,000-window bakery of the Loose-Wiles Sunshine Biscuit Company at Degnon Terminal c. 1914. This firm (the largest in Long Island City at the time) employed as many 2,500 people.

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