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Devonshire Street subway entrance, Winthrop Building, Devonshire and Water Sts., Boston, Mass., February 12, 1912

PC017.01.02.03.4590 (RS90403)

Description

The Devonshire Street entrance to the subway system is seen at the Winthrop Building in the image. The signs read "Elevated Trains South." Water Street is to the right side of the building. The structure with scaffolding is the Minot Building. Spring Lane is between the two buildings.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1912-02-12
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00002306
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000490
Transit Import ID: 1887
GUSN
215320
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.4590

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
elevated railroads
exterior views
intersections
public transit
streetscapes
subways
transportation
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)
Spring Lane (Boston, Mass.)
Water Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Minot Building (Boston, Mass.)
Winthrop Building (Boston, Mass.)

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