Moving stairway covering, showing forms for concrete Scollay Square, Boston, Mass., October 28, 1915

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1915-10-28

GUSN

GUSN-217237

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Description

The construction of the subway escalator entrance/exit is shown in this image. The Woolworth building and the Rialto Theater are seen in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subway stations
streetscapes
escalators
theaters (buildings)
squares (open spaces)
exterior views
commercial buildings
department stores
chain stores
variety stores
subways
construction sites
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00001485
BTC Line Code EBT
BTC Plate Number 0000269E
Transit Import ID 5040

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.04.01.4690

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Scollay, William, Mr., 1756-1809

Other Organizations

F.W. Woolworth Co.

Subjects

Architectural photography
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item