Quarry and derrick at Franklin Park, Roxbury, Mass., ca. 1887

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1887

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park

GUSN

GUSN-195351

Browse Collection

Description

A view of the top of the quarry in Franklin Park in Boston. This may be the quarry on Schoolmaster Hill. A work building on pilings overhangs the quarry. A road leads down to the bottom of the quarry. A streetlight stands next to the road. The derrick is positioned over the quarry beyond the building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

quarries (extracting complexes)
parks (recreation areas)
derricks
quarrying
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000467
AccessID 693
Other identifier HNEDID-000467

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.004

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Edmund K. (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

Subjects

Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park