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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1939-03-28

GUSN

GUSN-218383

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Description

A worker bends over a broken pipe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
water supply systems
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00008026
BER Plate Number 00023979
Transit Import ID 1564

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.06.070.2820

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

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

Description Level

Item