Shaft #1 and Beacon Hill, Boston Common, looking southeast, Boston, Mass., October 5, 1910

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1910-10-05

GUSN

GUSN-216136

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Description

The construction site for shaft number one of the subway is seen in the image. In the background the steeple of Park Street church can be seen on the left and to the right is the top of the Stearns Department store.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
commons
parks (recreation areas)
churches (buildings)
department stores
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00NO2660
BTC Line Code BHT
BTC Plate Number 000CC120
Transit Import ID 2240

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.03.01.1140

Places

Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Beacon Hill (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peak]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item