Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department calendars

The Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department has preserved hundreds of images of Wakefield in its annual calendar.


  • Institution: Lucius Beebe Memorial Library


  • Massachusetts--Middlesex(county)--Wakefield


[Aerial photo of Wakefield business district, 1930s]
[Walton field stadium proposal]
65th Annual Banquet, Company A, October 16, 1916
Building of Veteran's Field, circa 1934
Classen Bros., Inc., 1930
Company A, Sixth Regiment Armory (Richardson Light Guard), Main & Water Street, circa 1895
Dedication of Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Wakefield Common, June 17, 1902
Dedication of the state armory, January 15, 1913
Fish Run, Montrose, 1890
Patrick J. McLaughlin, Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department's first gas supervisor
Railroad Street/North Avenue, circa 1890s
Reading Infantry Company and the Richardson Light Guard
Rink fire, rear of 390 Main Street, July 21, 1900
School department
Spanish War veterans, Richardson Light Guard, 1898
Wakefield Common, Old Home Week pageant, 1934
Wakefield Mothers' Club operetta, October 1930
Ye Barnard Inn, 8 Albion Street, circa 1925
[Band stand on Wakefield Common]
[Cyrus Wakefield mansion]
[Main Street, 1900]
[Walton Field, aerial photo]
111 Albion Street, circa 1880s
40 Salem Street, circa 1875
42nd annual exhibition and prize drill, June 11, 1927
4th of July Parade 1953
Albion Diner, circa 1940
Albion Street at Railroad Avenue, 1908
Albion Street, 1930
Albion Street, circa 1931
American Gasoline & Oil, Co., Wakefield Junction, 1931
American Reed & Willow Company, North Avenue near Main Street, circa 1924
Amoskeag Steamer, circa 1930
April, 1904
Arthur H. Saunders Gasoline Station, 40 Water Street, circa 1930s
Bandstand, circa 1895
Bank building, corner of Albion Street and Railroad Avenue, circa 1868
Baseball, 1945
Bath house, Lake Quannpowitt, 1940
Bay State Military Rifle Association, circa 1906
Bayrd's Indian Trading Post, Main Street, circa 1985
Bear Hill Golf Club, circa 1900
Bessey Livery Stable, corner of Main and Chestnut Streets, September 1923
Bicyclists on the Common, 1890
Boat house and ice houses, Lake Quannapowitt, circa 1906
Bonney & Dutton's Old Corner Drug Store, circa 1907
Boothby's entry, Elks' Carnival, Labor Day, 1920
Boston & Maine Railroad, 1939
Bourdon Block (formerly Kingman Block), March 1946
Boys' Loyalty Day Parade, Thursday, May 1, 1924
Boys' Loyalty Day Parade, Wakefield High School Cadets and Franklin School, May 1, 1924
Boys soccer, 1967
Brown Block, 378 Main Street, December, 1938
Burrage Yale
C.W. Spear Dairy, Central Street, 1930s
Camp Plunkett, circa 1917
Camp Plunkett, Enfield rifle lecture, circa 1918
Car barns and power house, Water Street, corner of Valley and Melvin Streets, circa 1895
Carriage house at the Beebe Farm, Main Street, circa 1890
Cartland house and icehouses, Lake Avenue, (undated)
Catherine Simpson
Center House, Water Street, east of the railroad crossing, Winter, 1931
Centre Depot Station, Water Street, 1961
Charles E. Walton, Selectmen's office, December 1913
Charles N. Winship
Cheney building and store, 1868
Clipper Cove, Pleasure Island, 1959
Company A, April 7, 1917
Company A, Richardson Light Guard, Main Street circa early 1900s
Cornelius Sweetser
Corner of Main and Albion Street in 1890
Corner of Main and Centre Streets, 1930
Corner of Main and Green Streets, circa 1880
Corner of Main and Mechanic Streets (now Princess Street), circa 1860's
Corner of North Avenue and West Water Street, 1930
Cross country, 1971
Crystal Lake from Harts Hill,1913
Crystal Pharmacy, Greenwood, 1941
Cubby Hole Gift Shop, 380 Main Street, circa 1940s
Cutler Bros. Grocery and Grain, corner of Water and Main Streets, July, 1911
Cyrus Wakefield
Cyrus Wakefield estate, 1886
Departing for war, Company A, Richardson Light Guard, May 6, 1898
Department of Public Works
Diamond Lil Saloon, Pleasure Island, 1959
Downtown Wakefield, 1933
Downtown Wakefield, circa 1895-1900
Downtown Wakefield, January 24, 1935
Downtown Wakefield, July 4, 1922
Downtown Wakefield, Main Street, circa 1890s
Downtown Wakefield, spring, 1959
Dr. Charles Dutton and William Deadman, March 31, 1914
Dr. Curtis Levi Sopher, WMGLD Commissioner
Durant's Motors and Gulf Station, 795 Main Street, Greenwood, 1949
Eaton family
Education in Wakefield
Electric car coming from Lynn, Water Street near Brook Street, late 1890's
Elite Quality Shop, 1933
Elizabeth E. Boit
Elk Spring Beverage Company, 1944
Elks Funfest, 1930
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, parish house and rectory, circa 1905
Engine 2, Greenwood Fire Station, July 3, 1954
F.P. Hurd School, circa 1900
Field hockey, 1980
Fire department
Fire Department and the volunteers
Fire station, circa 1907
First Baptist Church, circa 1918
First Parish Congregational Church
First Parish Congregational Church, February 1909
First Parish Congregational Church, looking east on Church Street, 1909
First settlers
First settlers' homesteads
Flying Yankee, Boston to Maine
Football, 1937
Franklin School, circa 1922
G.W. Eaton, grocer delivery wagon, circa 1900
Gas division
Gasoline rationing in Wakefield, July 21, 1942
Girls basketball
Girls basketball team, 1928
Girls soccer, 1980
Girls softball, 1983
Giuliano's Barber Shop, circa 1929
Gould/Walton Block, Main and Centre Streets, circa late 1930's
Grand Army Hall, Foster Street, 1905
Green House, Main Street, circa 1800s
Greenwood Block, 1931
Greenwood School, 1910
Greenwood School, grammar school baseball champions, circa early 1930s
Greenwood Station
Greenwood Union Church
Greenwood Union Church, July 31, 1921
Wakefield Upper Common, circa 1890
Wakefield, 1894
Wakefield, circa 1929
Wakefield, circa 1931
Wakefield's electric light plant, North Avenue, circa 1893, circa 1895-1900
Wakefield's history and industry
Wakefield's Volunteer Hose Company, 1894
Walsh's Diner, winter, 1936
Walton-Winship estate, North Avenue & Chestnut Street, 1914
Warren School, circa 1930's
Water festival, Wednesday, August 14, 1935
Water filtration plant - Broadway, 1927
Water Street, 1915
Water Street, looking toward Main Street, circa 1901
Welcome Home Day, October 13, 1919
Welcome home parade, October 13, 1919
Wiley's Boathouse, 1905
Wilkins Shoe Store, circa 1912
William J. Lee and Ruth Woodbury
Winship Mansion, Jordan Avenue, circa 1922
Woodville Chapel, Farm Street, circa 1912
Woodville School, 1930
Lucius Beebe

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