Barn fire, Waltham, Mass., Aug. 1931

Description

This is a group of men and children standing next to the ruins of a barn fire in Waltham, Massachusetts in August 1931. Some of the firefighters are hosing down the posts and wood that fell during the fire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fires (events)
barns
firehoses
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

August 1, 1931 / Cattle parish in $5000 barn fire in Waltham / Three cows and six cales charred in blaze / Keenan's Barn held up traffic for half an hour. (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1931-12-05

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.3110.0040.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

8 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Globe

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Fire fighters

Description Level

Item