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Quarry and derrick at Franklin Park, Roxbury, Mass., ca. 1887

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Title:
Quarry and derrick at Franklin Park, Roxbury, Mass., ca. 1887
Description:
A view of the top of the quarry in Franklin Park in Boston. This may be the quarry on Schoolmaster Hill. A work building on pilings overhangs the quarry. A road leads down to the bottom of the quarry. A streetlight stands next to the road. The derrick is positioned over the quarry beyond the building.
Photographer:
Brown, Edmund K.
Date:
1882–1892
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
quarries (extracting complexes)
parks (recreation areas)
derricks
quarrying
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonRoxbury
Extent:
1 photograph
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Identifier:
195351
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.004