Browse Items (46 total)

  • Collection: Old Photographs of Wakefield

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.

Date: [1940-1949?]
Description: Photo shows Fred's gas station, located at the corner of Main and West Water Streets, on what is now the parking lot of Eastern Bank.

Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Photograph 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 and the company phased out…[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
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.

Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Photo shows the Princess Theatre, which opened on Mechanic Street (later Princess Street) in 1912. The building was torn down in 1971.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Undated photograph looking west shows the Vernon Market at the corner of Vernon Street and Lawrence Street. The building now contains apartments.

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
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: 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.

Date: [1936]
Description: Photo shows Walsh's Diner, located at the corner of Main and West Water Streets, on what is now the parking lot of Eastern Bank. It operated from 1936 until 1950.

Date: [1930-1939?]
Description: Photo shows Walsh's Diner, located at the corner of Main and West Water Streets, on what is now the parking lot of Eastern Bank. It operated from 1936 until 1950.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1931
Description: Photograph taken on July 19,1931.;"This willow tree grew from a stake driven in the ground 4 ft. x 2" by road builders about 1906. #87 Water Street at left." - Text from back of photograph.

Date: 1882
Description: Image is a portion of a drawn aerial map showing the Cyrus Wakefield estate once located on Main Street on the site of the present Galvin Middle School. The mansion was sited approximately opposite…[More]

Description: Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pA4.;Photo courtesy of the Bayrd family.

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: 1917
Description: Photograph shows the mess hall line at the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1945

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