Meigs Elevated train after fire damage

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1887-02

Location Note

Cheney Transit Negatives

GUSN

GUSN-195135

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Description

This photo shows the extensive fire damage to a Meigs Elevated train car. Men are seen inside the damaged car, possibly investigating the incident.

Details

Descriptive Terms

elevated railroads
fires (events)
railroad cars
transportation
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID tra00013
AccessID 456
Other identifier HNEDID-tra00013

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Reference Code

PC017.02.TMP.015

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

Meigs Elevated Railroad

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Cheney Transit Negatives