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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1939-03-28

GUSN

GUSN-218382

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Description

Rubble is piled up at the Tyler and Beach Street intersection to repair the water main break.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00008025
BER Plate Number 00023978
Transit Import ID 1563

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.070.2810

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

Description Level

Item