This photograph features jockey Thomas H. Burns on the scales, with his weigh in overseen by a Clerk of Scales. There are two unidentified onlookers; and other men in suits, overcoats, and bowler hats are visible behind Burns.
This photograph shows jockey William Lee "The Shoe" Shoemaker on the scales after riding his 300th win at Aqueduct in 1959. Shoemaker had 347 total wins that season. The Clerk of Scales is also pictured.