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Auxiliary collecting tank for tar, from south end

Item Information

Title:
Auxiliary collecting tank for tar, from south end
Description:
View of 36 inch pipe, leading to auxiliary tar collecting tank, in trench supported by wooden framing at Commercial Point Station; ladder in trench.
Contributor:
Boston Gas Light Company
Date:
June 30, 1888
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Boston Gas Company
Subjects:
Framing (Building)
Gas companies
Ladders
Pipe
Tar
Boston Gas Light Company
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
This photograph from the Boston Gas Company Records is in the public domain. No copyright permissions are needed. Acknowledgement of the Boston Gas Company Records as a source for borrowed images is requested.
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Notes:
Forms part of the Boston Gas Company Records. Original photographic print (cyanotype ; image 20 x 15 cm., on sheet 34 x 20 cm.) found in Box 40, Folder 8. Original image not held by Boston College.
Written on sheet: "Three lengths (36 ft.) of 36 inch pipe, laid near the original cast iron box tank, at lower end of the 12 inch tar main."
Identifier:
2345/9219
81488931740001021
99137906037201021