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Boston to Pittsfield, station no. 98, Huntington

Item Information

Title:
Boston to Pittsfield, station no. 98, Huntington
Contributor:
Massachusetts. Commission to Improve the Highways of the Commonwealth
Date:
1892
Format:
Photographs
Location:
State Library of Massachusetts
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Series:
Highway Division Photographs
Subjects:
Roads--Massachusetts--Huntington--Photographs
Roads--Massachusetts--Photographs
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Huntington
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Publisher:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Commission to Improve the Highways of the Commonwealth
Notes:
Huntington 98 --Caption title. Width of road: 37 ft. Traveled way: width 28 ft., grade 2 ft. per 100. Surface: flat, slopes to right, soft loose sand, gravel and stones 4 in. deep material: sand, loam and coarse gravel sides: right, slopes up to sidewalk, left, turf level for 15 ft. then slopes down to river gutters: right, 14 in. deep, left, none sidewalks: right, 2 ft. wide, 2 ft. above gutter, left, none. Remarks: road is very poor, as loose stones are large. Right side is 8 in. lower than left. Photograph accompanies the Report of the Commission to Improve the Highways of the Commonwealth, 1893.
Identifier:
ocn493267763