Browse Items (46 total)

  • Collection: Old Photographs of Wakefield

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1907

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

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: 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: 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]

Date: [1874]
Description: Image is a portion of a 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 Richardson…

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: 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: 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: 1940

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1936
Description: Photograph taken on May 8, 1936 shows a flag raising ceremony at the school of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church on Gould Street.

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

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1920