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Moving stairway covering, showing forms for concrete Scollay Square, Boston, Mass., October 28, 1915

PC017.01.04.01.4690 (RS89411)

Description

The construction of the subway escalator entrance/exit is shown in this image. The Woolworth building and the Rialto Theater are seen in the background.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1915-10-28
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00001485
BTC Line Code: EBT
BTC Plate Number: 0000269E
Transit Import ID: 5040
GUSN
217237
Reference Code
PC017.01.04.01.4690

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Other People
Scollay, William, Mr., 1756-1809
Other Organizations
F.W. Woolworth Co.
Descriptive Terms
chain stores
commercial buildings
construction sites
department stores
escalators
exterior views
public transit
squares (open spaces)
streetscapes
subway stations
subways
theaters (buildings)
variety stores
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Rialto Theatre (Boston, Mass.)

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