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Looking from Hotel Pelham, sec. 2, Tremont Street, Boston, Mass., September 25, 1896

PC017.01.01.02.1540 (RS87935)

Description

The construction site for the Boylston Street subway station is seen in the image. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles ride on Tremont Street which is lined with businesses. The State House can be seen on the left side of the image. Further up Tremont, Park Street Church can be seen.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1896-09-25
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00152
BTC Line Code: TR
BTC Plate Number: 00627
Transit Import ID: 5974
GUSN
213041
Reference Code
PC017.01.01.02.1540

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
churches (buildings)
commercial buildings
construction sites
exterior views
historic buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
intersections
landmark buildings
parks (recreation areas)
public transit
streetscapes
subway stations
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Hotel Pelham (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.)

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