Bronze Tablets for Massachusetts Bridges, Highways and Public Works Projects

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1954

Location Note

album # 229

GUSN

GUSN-193798

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Description

Album of 30 black-and-white photographs of bronze tablets marking bridges, highways, and public works projects constructed under William P. Callahan, Commissioner of Public Works, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Tablets are dated 1935-1954. Each tablet notes the name of the governor, commissioner and other noted people involved in construction. Bridges and highways are scattered throughout Massachusetts. Photographs are all labeled with name and location of bridge or highway, dates and other notes such as dedications and description of depiction on tablet. No individual dates on photographs
List of bridge and highway tablets:
Mystic River Toll Bridge
John F. Fitzgerald Expressway
Route 128
Amesbury-Newburyport Bridge
Andrew P. McArdle Memorial Bridge, East Boston-Charlestown
Salem MA Bridge
Hunts Falls Bridge, Lowell
Fore River Bridge, Quincy
Recreation Center Stadium, East Boston
Memorial Bridge, Lynn
Bath House, Orient Heights, East Boston
Turners Falls, Gill Bridge
Bass River Bridge, Yarmouth
Sullivan Square, Charlestown
Huntington Avenue Overpass, Boston
Veterans Memorial Bridge, Westfield
Calvin Coolidge Memorial Bridge, Northampton
South End Bridge, Springfield (Agawam)
A. Piatt Andrew - Gloucester Bridge

Details

Descriptive Terms

bridges (built works)
highways
public works
tablets
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 229

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 15 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2006-12

Reference Code

PC009.229

Acquisition Type

Gift

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Callahan, William P

Descriptive Terms

Mystic River Toll Bridge
John F. Fitzgerald Expressway
Route 128
Amesbury-Newburyport Bridge
Andrew P. McArdle Memorial Bridge, East Boston-Charlestown
Salem MA Bridge
Hunts Falls Bridge, Lowell
Fore River Bridge, Quincy
Recreation Center Stadium, East Boston
Memorial Bridge, Lynn
Bath House, Orient Heights, East Boston
Turners Falls, Gill Bridge
Bass River Bridge, Yarmouth
Sullivan Square, Charlestown
Huntington Avenue Overpass, Boston
Veterans Memorial Bridge, Westfield
Calvin Coolidge Memorial Bridge, Northampton
South End Bridge, Springfield (Agawam)
A. Piatt Andrew - Gloucester Bridge

Description Level

Item

Location Note

album # 229