Lechmere Sq., Cambridge Street, East Cambridge, Mass., February 9, 1922

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1922-02-09

GUSN

GUSN-218804

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Description

The construction site for the subway in Lechmere Square has workers and equipment. In the background the Mansion House Ice Cream Company building at 183 Cambridge Street can be seen. A streetcar can be seen in the image as well.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
streetcars
commercial buildings
ice cream
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00007024
BER Plate Number 00015098
Transit Import ID 556

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.180.0990

Image Dimensions

7 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Lechmere, Richard

Subjects

Architectural photography
Lechmere Square (East Cambridge, Mass.)
Cambridge Street (Cambridge, Mass.)
First Street (Cambridge, Mass.)

Description Level

Item