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Quarry and derrick at Franklin Park, Roxbury, Mass., ca. 1887

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.004 (RS467)

Description

A view of the top of the quarry in Franklin Park in Boston. This may be the quarry on Schoolmaster Hill. A work building on pilings overhangs the quarry. A road leads down to the bottom of the quarry. A streetlight stands next to the road. The derrick is positioned over the quarry beyond the building.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1887
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000467
AccessID: 693
Other identifier: HNEDID-000467
GUSN
195351
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.004

Record details

Originator
Brown, Edmund K. (photographer)
Other People
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Descriptive Terms
derricks
parks (recreation areas)
quarries (extracting complexes)
quarrying
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park

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