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View from the stern of the coal barge General McClellan, East Boston, Mass., undated

PC015.01.250.01 (RS82239)

Description

The photograph depicts the coal barge General McClellan being unloaded at a Boston coal pocket. Men stand on the dock. The ship's stern is decorated with an eagle and the crest of the United States.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston & Albany Railroad Company photographic collection, 1890s-ca. 1920
Collection Code
PC015
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
8x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189786
Reference Code
PC015.01.250.01

Record details

Other Organizations
Boston and Albany Railroad Co.
Descriptive Terms
barges (flat-bottomed watercraft)
coal
laborers
transport vessels
transportation
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Eagle
Places
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
General McClellan (Coal Ship)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 110.

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