DAVID GOODWIN House.Washington + Union Sts.Charlestown
August 23, 1851 edition of, "Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion".
BIRD'S-EYE VIEW OF THE BOSTON BAKERY, UNITED STATES BAKING CO, 465 - 487 MEDFORD STREET, CHARLESTOWN ILLUSTRATION FROM PUBLICATION BY GEORGE W. ENGELHARDT
Boston Elevated Railway Charlestown Bridge 1899 - Official Boston Transit Commmission photo Charlestown Bridge from the Boston side. View shows the finished swing bridge as built in the open position with a section of elevated railway structure and finished cobblestone roadway complete with surface streetcar tracks in 1899. Work on the elevated railway itself was already underway when this picture was made. Within a few weeks time, the steam cranes would march up to meet the Charlestown Bridge as seen. Actual Boston Elevated Railway Company electric train rapid transit service would commence in June 1901.
1882 - copy of 18th c?
Boston Elevated Railway station and railroad yards in the distance. Basic construction work is underway for the support footings of the Northeast Expressway taking place in the foreground.
Looking toward City Square from the Charlestown Bridge (the red line on the sidewalk marks the Freedom Trail) showing the overhead ramps and roadways as they existed before the start of the project.
Looking beyond the marina, and in front of the Bunker Hill Monument, you can see the elevated roadway system between City Square and the Tobin Bridge.
Looking from North End of Boston toward City Square, Charlestown One image shows the drawbridge closed with old cars, trucks, and horse drawn wagons passing over, while the second one shows the drawbridge open with a tug boat passing through. Advertising signs visible include Socony Special Gasoline, Boston & Maine Railroad, Old Grist Mill Wheat Coffee, and Nathan (?) & Sons, Meal, Grain, Hay, & Straw. Bunker Hill Monument visible top center, old factories, mills, boats, etc
South View of Charlestown, Mass. Showing a south view of Charlestown viewed from the burying ground on Copp's Hill in Boston. Bunker Hill Monument, in its unfinished state, on Breed's Hill can be seen in the center of the engraving. Part of the U.S. Navy Yard can is at the extreme right. Source: Historical Collections, Being a General Collection of Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, &c., Relating to the History and Antiquities of Every Town in Massachusetts, with Geographical Description. By John Warner Barber. Worcester: Published by Warren Lazell, 1848. (The first edition was published in 1839.) Artist:: John Warner Barber. Engraver: S. E. Brown, Boston.
Charlestown Circulating Library, by Hunter & Straith, J. S. & H. N. Gallaher, Printers.
1861 edition of John W. Barber and Henry Howe's book "Our Whole Country: Or The Past and Present of the United States, Historical and Descriptive. Illustrated by 600 engravings."
Constitution & Constllation, housed over
by L.K. Harlow, lithograph, L. Prang & Co, Boston
STICKNEY & POOR SPICE FACTORY CORNER OF CAMBRIDGE & SPICE STREETS CHARLESTOWN NECK, CHARLESTOWN MASS. FROM A SCARCE BOSTON PUBLICATION BOSTON MASS. BY GEORGE W. ENGELHARDT 1897
HACK, BOARDING, & LIVERY STABLES OF J. O. CHASE & CO., 60 LAWRENCE STREET, CHARLESTOWN, MASS. FROM A SCARCE PUBLICATION BY GEORGE W. ENGELHARDT, BOSTON MASS 1897
Boston Elevated Railway C.E. Motors #6173 & , 6124 at Sullivan Square, Charlestown, Mass., dated Aug 7, 1935.
Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway Laconia semi-convertible streetcar #4322 in Sullivan Square February, 1936
Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway streetcar Chelsea St. at Bunker Hill Avenue, Charlestown, Mass., December 21, 1935