Transfer Station, Fields Corner, Dorchester, Mass.

Description

A trolley car, with an "Elevated" sign in front and sign on the side that partially reads "Hill," departs from the Fields Corner Transfer Station in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. Another trolley car approaches the station from Park Street. The businesses on Park Street include the real estate and insurance office of Charles P. Mooney. A billboard for Cascarets laxatives is set on the roof of the row of buildings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commercial buildings
stations
elevated railroads
billboards (site elements)
public transit
streetcar systems
trolley cars
rails (transit system elements)
transportation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000165
AccessID 244
Other identifier HNEDID-000165

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.004

Date Notes

ca. 1910

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Mooney, Charles P.

Other Organizations

Boston Elevated Railway Company
West End Street Railway Company
Sterling Remedy Co.

Subjects

Cascarets laxatives (Brand name)
Dorchester Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
laxatives
overhead electric lines
Park Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Modern: Public and Commercial Buildings: Unmounted