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D.R.T. Section 2. Track work on Dorchester Ave. from Charles (southerly)

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1927-06-13

Location Note

BTC Album No. 43: C-2163

GUSN

GUSN-194944

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Description

Workers prepare to lay down railroad tracks on Dorchester Avenue in downtown Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. A worker stands on the sidewalk in front of Hood's.

Details

Descriptive Terms

excavation (process)
workers
storefronts
commercial buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID tra00002
AccessID 255
Other identifier HNEDID-tra00002

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Reference Code

PC017.02.TMP.004

Date Notes

13 June 1927

Places

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

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

Boston Elevated Railway Company

Subjects

Dorchester Ave. (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Charles St. (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

BTC Album No. 43: C-2163

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