Fire at coal pocket with the schooner Jane Palmer, East Boston, Mass., Aug. 26, 1907

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1907-08-26

GUSN

GUSN-190917

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Description

Image taken from an off-shore location, depicting a fire in an East Boston coal pocket. The five-masted schooner Jane Palmer also caught fire. Two steamships can also be seen, while smoke obscures the wharves and coastline.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fires (events)
schooners
steamboats
transportation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC015

Collection Name

Boston & Albany Railroad Company photographic collection, 1890s-ca. 1920

Reference Code

PC015.01.280.01

Image Dimensions

8 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

Boston and Albany Railroad Co.

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 76. Original in B + A Collection - East Boston - Destruction after fire, piers (folder #6511)

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