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Steam retort charger with weigh scale added

Title:
Steam retort charger with weigh scale added
Abstract:
Employee working steam retort charger with weigh scale at Commercial Point Station; shovel near machine
Persistent Record Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/2345/9143
Date:
1889 January 12
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
picture
Collection:
Boston Gas Company
Subject:
Boston Gas Light Company -- Employees
Gas companies -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Gas manufacture and works -- Equipment and supplies -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Weighing instruments -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Place:
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Note:
Written on sheet: "There was at first no means of gauging the amount of coal. The operator is Danny Rogers."
Forms part of the Boston Gas Company Records. Original photograph found in Box 40, Folder 9.
Original location:
Boston Gas Company
Reproduction note:
Electronic reproduction. Chestnut Hill, MA : Boston College, Burns Library 1998.
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : cyanotype, ; image 19 x 15 cm., on sheet 34 x 19 cm.
Language:
Not applicable
Use Restrictions:
This photograph from the Boston Gas Company Records is in the public domain. No copyright permissions are needed. Acknowledgement of the Boston Gas Company Records as a source for borrowed images is requested.

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