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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • KEEP CLEAN WPA POSTER, 1939

Old New England: 1905

Old New England: 1905

Boston circa 1905. "Old South Meeting House & Old South Building." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Ivy However Is Gone

Good.

(It's not good for the brick, which in turn means that it's not good for the survival of the building.)

Does anyone have more info

Does anyone have more info about the boiler/portable steam engine at the corner?

Another survivor

the Ivy however is gone.

Not in Name Only

The Old South folks are getting ready for a big southern BBQ by the looks of that fryer [boiler] parked on the corner. ;-)

 
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