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Loading coke for Havana

Item Information

Title:
Loading coke for Havana
Description:
From the Commercial Point Station wharf, men loading coke from horse-drawn carts onto a sailing ship; ground is snow-covered
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
Sailing ships
Shipping
Snow
Wharves
Boston Gas Light Company
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 photographic print : cyanotype, ; image 15 x 20 cm., on sheet 34 x 21 cm.
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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: "Rise of tide to 10 ft., coke would not move down the iron-line shoot at high water."
Title devised by cataloger
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