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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1938-12-30

GUSN

GUSN-219815

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Description

Workers and equipment are seen at the Huntington Avenue subway line construction site across from Mechanics Hall. The sign for the Copley Square Hotel can be seen on the right side of the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 007978.1
BER Plate Number 00023837
Transit Import ID 1516

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.260.0130

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.)

Description Level

Item