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Transfer Station, Fields Corner, Dorchester, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.004 (RS165)

Description

A trolley car, with an "Elevated" sign in front and sign on the side that partially reads "Hill," departs from the Fields Corner Transfer Station in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. Another trolley car approaches the station from Park Street. The businesses on Park Street include the real estate and insurance office of Charles P. Mooney. A billboard for Cascarets laxatives is set on the roof of the row of buildings.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
ca. 1910
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000165
AccessID: 244
Other identifier: HNEDID-000165
GUSN
194933
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.004

Record details

Originator
Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)
Other People
Mooney, Charles P.
Other Organizations
Boston Elevated Railway Company
Sterling Remedy Co.
West End Street Railway Company
Descriptive Terms
billboards (site elements)
commercial buildings
elevated railroads
public transit
rails (transit system elements)
stations
streetcar systems
transportation
trolley cars
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Cascarets laxatives (Brand name)
Dorchester Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
laxatives
overhead electric lines
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Modern: Public and Commercial Buildings: Unmounted

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