Devonshire Street subway entrance, Winthrop Building, Devonshire and Water Sts., Boston, Mass., February 12, 1912

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1912-02-12

GUSN

GUSN-215321

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Description

The Devonshire Street entrance to the subway system is seen at the Winthrop Building in the image. The signs read "Elevated Trains South." Water Street is to the right side of the building. The structure with scaffolding is the Minot Building. Spring Lane is between the two buildings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
streetscapes
intersections
transportation
elevated railroads
exterior views
commercial buildings
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002307
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000491
Transit Import ID 1888

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.4600

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)
Water Street (Boston, Mass.)
Spring Lane (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item