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Shaft #1 and Beacon Hill, Boston Common, looking southeast, Boston, Mass., October 5, 1910

PC017.01.03.01.1140 (RS90525)

Description

The construction site for shaft number one of the subway is seen in the image. In the background the steeple of Park Street church can be seen on the left and to the right is the top of the Stearns Department store.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1910-10-05
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00NO2660
BTC Line Code: BHT
BTC Plate Number: 000CC120
Transit Import ID: 2240
GUSN
216136
Reference Code
PC017.01.03.01.1140

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
churches (buildings)
commons
construction sites
department stores
parks (recreation areas)
public transit
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Beacon Hill (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peak]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
R.H. Stearns & Company Building (Boston, Mass.)

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