Browse Items (46 total)

  • Collection: Old Photographs of Wakefield

Creator: Munier, T.
Date: 1895
Description: Photograph taken in 1895 shows a rear view, looking north, of the car barns and power house for the street railway cars on Water Street.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Photograph shows the buglers Bentley and Charles Lamont at the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1917
Description: Photograph shows the mess hall line at the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Photographs shows members of the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett, marching in various settings.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Collection of photographs showing various buildings and members of the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Description: Photograph shows the bugler, Charles Lamont, outside his tent at the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Photographs shows members of the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett, with animal mascots. In one photo a goat, and in the other a parrot.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1944
Description: Photograph shows the former bank building at the corner of North Avenue and Albion Streets. It housed several banks over the years including the South Reading Mechanic and Agricultural Institution,…[More]

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1943
Description: Photograph taken on December 5, 1943 shows L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers and adjacent railroad tracks on Water Street. The factory building was sold in 1979 and the company phased out its…

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Description: Photograph taken on December 3, 1936 shows L.B. Evans' Son Co. Shoe Manufacturers on Water Street. Also visible is the Arthur H. Saunders Gulf service station. The factory building was sold in 1979…[More]

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1909

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1899

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1905
Description: Photograph taken on August 5, 1905 shows the Lincoln School at the corner of Crescent and Otis Streets. The school was built in 1892 and is now used for elderly housing.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1938
Description: Photograph taken on February 21, 1938 at 10 a.m. shows a railroad lococomotive at Wakefield's Center Depot on Water Street.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1916
Description: Photograph taken in 1916 shows a locomotive heading south towards Melrose along the shore of Crystal Lake in Greenwood.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 12-24-1939
Description: Photograph taken on December 24, 1939 shows a locomotive heading south towards Melrose along the shore of Crystal Lake in Greenwood. The Harts Hill forest fire watch tower is visible in the upper…

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1900
Description: Photograph taken in 1900 shows a man on top of the remains of the chimney of the Wakefield Rattan Company factory on Water Street. The approximately 180-foot chimney had been struck by lightning on…[More]

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1929

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1909
Description: Photograph taken in November, 1909 shows three members of the Payro family being "photographed" by their cat: Edmund, age 12, Ernest, age 8, and Cecilia, age 5.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1940