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Huntington Avenue subway construction, Boston, Mass., December 30, 1938

PC017.01.06.260.0110 (RS95864)

Description

The construction site of the Huntington Avenue subway line is seen across from Mechanics Hall on the left side of the image. The Copley Square Hotel is down the street at the Exeter Street intersection.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1938-12-30
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: 007976.1
BER Plate Number: 00023835
Transit Import ID: 1513
GUSN
219813
Reference Code
PC017.01.06.260.0110

Record details

Originator
Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
construction sites
exhibition buildings
exterior views
hotels (public accommodations)
public transit
streetscapes
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Exeter Street (Boston, Mass.)
Huntington Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Copley Square Hotel (Boston, Mass.)
Mechanics Hall (Boston, Mass.)

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