Exterior view of the Meeting House Hill Firehouse (Engine No. 17). Parish St., Dorchester, Mass.

Description

This exterior view shows the front façade of the firehouse of Engine No. 17 and Hook and Ladder No. 7 on Parish Street on Meeting House Hill in Dorchester. The fire station is designed in the Second Empire style and the hook and ladder barn has a gambrel roof.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gambrel roofs
fire stations
carriage houses
Second Empire
exterior views
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000156
AccessID 235
Other identifier HNEDID-000156

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.002

Date Notes

1905-1915

Places

Meeting House Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Haskell, Arthur C. (Arthur Cushman), 1890-1968 (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

Boston (Mass.). Fire Dept.
Engine Company 17 (Boston, Mass.)
Hook & Ladder Company 7 (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Parish Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Massachusetts - Dorchester - Modern, public and commercial bldgs and streets - Unmounted