Digital Commonwealth

Loading coke for Havana

Item Information

Title:
Loading coke for Havana
Description:
At Commercial Point Station wharf, men loading from horse-drawn cart onto a sailing ship; Dorchester Bay in background; ground is snow-covered.
Contributor:
Boston Gas Light Company
Date:
December 9, 1886
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Boston Gas Company
Subjects:
Bays
Coke industry
Gas companies
Horse-drawn vehicles
Sailing ships
Shipping
Snow
Wharves
Boston Gas Light Company
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester Bay (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 15 x 20 cm., on sheet 34 x 21 cm.) found in Box 40, Folder 2. Original image not held by Boston College.
Written on sheet: "Rise of tide to ten feet; coke would not move down the iron-line shoot at high water."
Identifier:
2345/9045
81488931740001021
99137906062101021