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The "7 foot crack" traced in chalk; : Jason Pillsbury

Item Information

Title:
The "7 foot crack" traced in chalk; : Jason Pillsbury
Title (alt.) :
Seven foot crack traced in chalk
Description:
View of "boss mason" standing next to gasholder wall with wooden framing over head at Commercial Point Station.
Contributor:
Boston Gas Light Company
Date:
August 18, 1887
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Boston Gas Company
Subjects:
Bricklayers
Framing (Building)
Gas companies
Employees
Gasholders
Maintenance and repair
Reinforced masonry
Scaffolding
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 16 x 21 cm., on sheet 21 x 34 cm.) found in Box 40, Folder 4. Original image not held by Boston College.
Written on sheet: "The lines enclose the crack; 32.0 feet is the distance down from top of tank."
Identifier:
2345/9212
81488931740001021
99137906021601021