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Wilton St at Cambridge St, Allston circa 1930's

Streetcar yard at corner of Wilton & Braintree Streets, former site of the Allston car house.  Note Albany Carpet building to the right of center

 

Original Boston El Power House and one of the Allston car houses on Braintree Street

 

Map of Allston Car House

Open car at Reservoir Car House at Cleveland Circle

Streetcar on Beacon St., Cleveland Circle

Streetcar on Beacon St., Cleveland Circle

Streetcars on Beacon St., Cleveland Circle, 1930's.

Rear of Reservoir Car House, Cleveland Circle, circa 1898.

 

Streetcar waiting room at the corner of Beacon St and Chestnut Hill Ave. Badly damaged by fire on Dec 10, 1897

Line of empty streetcars parked on Brighton Ave opposite Allston St, waiting for baseball game to end at Braves Field.  During games, inbound streetcars normally using this track were routed via Cambridge St. and Harvard Ave. to rejoin Brighton Ave.

Entrance to Subway on Comm Ave near Kenmore Square

Comm Ave near Cottage Farm/BU Bridge looking westward. Note Buick dealership to the left of center, now the BU School of Fine Arts.

End of Comm Ave streetcar line at Lake St

Braves Field on the left and the National Guard Armory on the right at what is now BU's Nickerson Field on Harry Agganis Way off Comm Ave

Oak Square loop October 1938, (site of Car Houses torn down in 1927) with Washington Street in the background.

Oak Square Car Houses on Washington St. (the current sight of the YMCA), looking east from the corner of Breck Ave., circa 1900.

Oak Square Car House station on Washington St., circa 1900, now the site of the YMCA parking lot.

Streetcar heading west on Tremont St with the Oak Square Fire Station visible in the right rear, circa 1930's


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