Huntington Avenue subway construction, Boston, Mass., December 30, 1938

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-12-30

GUSN

GUSN-219813

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Description

The construction site of the Huntington Avenue subway line is seen across from Mechanics Hall on the left side of the image. The Copley Square Hotel is down the street at the Exeter Street intersection.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
construction sites
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
exhibition buildings
hotels (public accommodations)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 007976.1
BER Plate Number 00023835
Transit Import ID 1513

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.260.0110

Image Dimensions

7 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other Organizations

Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association

Subjects

Architectural photography
Huntington Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Exeter Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item