Digital Commonwealth

Dumping coke

Item Information

Title:
Dumping coke
Description:
On wharf at Commercial Point Station, employees unloading coke from horse-drawn cart onto sailing ship; Dorchester Bay in background
Date:
[December 9, 1886?]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
picture
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Boston Gas Company
Subjects:
Employees
Coke industry
Massachusetts
Boston
Gas companies
Horse-drawn vehicles
Horses
Sailing ships
Shipping
Wharves
Boston Gas Light Company
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester Bay (Mass.)
Extent:
1 photographic print : cyanotype, ; image 9 x 12 cm., on sheet 34 x 19 cm.
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:
Written on sheet: "Thermometer about six degrees, wind blowing hard."
Forms part of the Boston Gas Company Records. Original photograph found in Box 40, Folder 2.
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, MA : Boston College, Burns Library 1998.
Boston Gas Company