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Airplane view of army base, South Boston, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
Airplane view of army base, South Boston, Mass.
Description:
This picture postcard features an aerial view of the South Boston Army Base, dry docks, and loading docks in South Boston, Massachusetts. The view also encompasses the residential areas near these facilities and Boston Harbor. The base opened in 1919 and closed in the early 1980s, replaced by the Massport Marine Terminal. The printed inscription reads: "Largest dry dock in America. Longest loading dock in America."
Photographer:
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation
Publisher:
Tichnor Bros., Inc.
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Photographs
Genre:
picture postcards
aerial photographs
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
army bases
loading docks
harbors
aerial views
dry docks
United States. Army
Places:
MassachusettsBoston Harbor
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
South Boston Army Base (Mass.)
Extent:
1 postcard
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
195470
Call #:
PC001.03.01.TMP.099