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

PC017.01.06.260.0130 (RS95867)

Description

Workers and equipment are seen at the Huntington Avenue subway line construction site across from Mechanics Hall. The sign for the Copley Square Hotel can be seen on the right side of the image.

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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: 007978.1
BER Plate Number: 00023837
Transit Import ID: 1516
GUSN
219815
Reference Code
PC017.01.06.260.0130

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
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Huntington Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Copley Square Hotel (Boston, Mass.)
Mechanics Hall (Boston, Mass.)

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