Browse Items (11 total)

  • Subject contains "Street-railroads"

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Description: Postcard shows the west side of Wakefield Square looking north up Main Street from Richardson Avenue to the Baptist Church. Electric streetcars, which were discontinued in the early 1930s, are…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets, in front of Town Hall. The Post Office can be seen in the Richardson Block on the left, and a…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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Description: Postcard shows a view looking north up Main Street from the intersection of Main and Water Streets. At left is the 1860 Richardson Block.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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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.

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Date: 1890
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

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Date: 1897-1899
Description: "The Wakefield & Stoneham Street Railway Company was established in 1889, and received a charter three years later. The first tracks ran from Wakefield center to Stoneham, connecting Wakefield with…[More]

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Date: 02-01-1898
Description: "Wakefield residents and business people tried to get back to business following a January 31 - February 1st snow storm which dropped 14.3 inches of snow on the town. It had the distinction of being…[More]

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Date: 07-1949
Description: "According to published reports, the town was to receive more than $42,000 in Chapter 90 funds from the state's Highway Department to rebuild and resurface Main Street, from the Common south to the…[More]

mld88backcover.jpg
Date: 1904
Description: "Wakefield Square as it looked in 1904, complete with an electric street railway. The picture was taken facing South from Chestnut Street." -- Text from calendar.

mld89_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1903
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

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Date: 1915
Description: "This view of Water Street from Cyrus Street looking west toward Wakefield Square shows the construction of the building at the corner of Columbia Road. According to the 1913 Town Report, Wakefield…[More]