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Lechmere Sq., Cambridge Street, East Cambridge, Mass., February 9, 1922

PC017.01.06.180.0990 (RS95004)

Description

The construction site for the subway in Lechmere Square has workers and equipment. In the background the Mansion House Ice Cream Company building at 183 Cambridge Street can be seen. A streetcar can be seen in the image as well.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1922-02-09
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Dimensions
7x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00007024
BER Plate Number: 00015098
Transit Import ID: 556
GUSN
218804
Reference Code
PC017.01.06.180.0990

Record details

Originator
Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)
Other People
Lechmere, Richard
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
construction sites
ice cream
public transit
streetcars
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Cambridge Street (Cambridge, Mass.)
First Street (Cambridge, Mass.)
Lechmere Square (East Cambridge, Mass.)
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Mansion House Ice Cream Co. building (Cambridge, Mass.)

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