Beach and Tyler Streets, water main break, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1939-03-28

GUSN

GUSN-218381

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Description

Rubble is in the street below the elevated tracks where the water main broke at Beach and Tyler Streets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
elevated railroads
water supply systems
intersections
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00008024
BER Plate Number 00023977
Transit Import ID 1562

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.070.2800

Image Dimensions

7 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Chinatown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Elevated Railway (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Water-pipes
Water leakage
Pipeline failures
Architectural photography
Beach Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tyler Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item