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A collection of some of the most interesting Massachusetts-related postcards from my collection.

Boston, MA - Charlestown Bridge

Boston, Massachusetts - Charlestown Bridge

Charlestown Bridge, Boston, Mass.

Caption on reverse:

CHARLESTOWN BRIDGE, BOSTON, MASS.
The Bridge built by the city of Boston in 1900. It is 1900 feet long and 100 feet wide. Cost $1,400,000.

Tags: Bridges, Boston, MA,Massachusetts, Railroad, Subway

Boston, MA - South Station

Boston, Massachusetts - South Station

South Station, Boston, Mass.

Caption on reverse:

THE SOUTH STATION
located in Dewey Square serves the patrons of the New York, New Haven and Hartford and Boston and Albany Railroads. Trains leave here for the South and West.

Tags: Boston, MA,Massachusetts, Railroad

Boston, MA - South Station

Boston, Massachusetts - South Station

South Station, Boston, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Boston, MA,Massachusetts, Railroad

Boston, MA - North Union Station

Boston, Massachusetts - North Union Station

Boston, Mass., North Union Station

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Boston, MA, Massachusetts, Railroad, Subway

Boston, MA - Harvard Bridge

Boston, Massachusetts - Harvard Bridge

Harvard Bridge, Boston, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Bridges, Boston, MA,Massachusetts

Duxbury, MA - Masonic Temple

Duxbury, Massachusetts - Masonic Temple

Masonic Hall, Duxbury, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

This is the Corner Stone Lodge, located at 585 Washington Street, Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Tags: Massachusetts, Masonic Halls

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Boston, MA - Public Gardens Bridge

Boston, Massachusetts - Public Gardens Bridge

The Bridge, Public Gardens, Boston, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Bridges, Boston, MA,Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Boston in the Future 1905

Boston, Massachusetts - Boston in the Future - 1905

Boston in the Future

Bigger, Better, Busier

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Boston, MA, Massachusetts, Railroad, Subway, Aviation, Aircraft, Automobiles

Concord, MA - Old Bridge

Concord, Massachusetts - Old Bridge 1900

The Old Bridge, concord, Mass. (circa 1900)

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Concord, MA - Old North Bridge

Concord, Massachusetts - Old North Bridge

Old North Bridge, Concord, Mass.
Here took place about noon, April 19th, 1775, the principal engagement in Concord, the British being repulsed and retreating in great disorder. Across the bridge the statue of the "Concord Minute Man."

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Concord, MA - Old North Bridge 1939

Concord, Massachusetts - Old North Bridge

Old North Bridge, Concord, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Boston, MA - Viaduct, East Cambridge Extension

Boston, Massachusetts - Viaduct, East Cambridge Extension

The Viaduct, East Cambridge Extension, Boston, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges, Boston, Railroads

Princeton, MA - Old Bridge, Lamphear's Crossing

Princeton, Massachusetts - Old Bridge, Lamphear's Crossing

Old Bridge, Princeton, Mass., Toward Lamphear's Crossing

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Onset, MA - Dummy Bridge

Dummy Bridge, Onset, Mass. 1939 Hurricane

#19 Dummy Bridge, Onset, Mass.

No caption on reverse. This RPPC probably depicts the aftermath of the 1938 hurricane.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Palmer, MA - Forest Lake

Palmer, Massachusetts - Forest Lake

Forest Lake, Palmer, Mass.

No caption on reverse. This RPPC shows a wooden covered bridge over the lake.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Holden, MA - Quinapoxet River Railroad Bridge

Holden, Massachusetts - Quinapoxet River Railroad Bridge

Quinapoxet River at Holden

No caption on reverse. This RPPC shows a railroad bridge over the Quinapoxet River.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges, Railroads

East Hampton - Holyoke, MA - Ferry near Mount Tom

East Hampton - Holyoke, Massachusetts - Ferry near Mount Tom

Quinapoxet River at Holden

No caption on reverse. This RPPC shows a pole-propelled ferry carrying a horse-drawn carriage and a bicycle across the Connecticut River.

Tags: Massachusetts

Nantucket, MA - Jail and House of Correction

Nantucket, MA - Jail and House of Correction

The Jail and House of Correction, Nantucket, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Jails, Massachusetts

Clinton, MA - Wachusett Reservoir

Clinton, 
Mass., Waste Weir, Metropolitan Dam

Clinton, Mass., Waste Weir, Metropolitan Dam

No caption on reverse.

The dam, built in 1897, completed in 1905, and first filled in May 1908, that this waste weir is for, holds back the Wachusett Reservoir, in Clinton, Massachusetts.

Tags: Massachusetts, Railroad, Bridges

Cape Cod, MA - Windmill

Cape Cod, Mass. - Oldest Windmill

109 - Oldest Wind Mill on Cape Cod, Mass.

Caption on reverse: The old mill in Eastham was built aboput 1700 in Plymouth, Mass., moved to Provincetown and again moved to Eastham in 1793. The mill is open to the public daily during the summer with an attendant to explain how it works.

Tags: Massachusetts, Windmills

Sagamore, MA - Old Sagamore Drawbridge

Sagamore, Massachusetts - Old Sagamore Drawbridge Postcard

The Bridge, Cape Cod Canal, Sagamore.

No caption on reverse.

This twin cantilever draw-type bridge was constructed in 1912, spanning the original Cape Cod Canal.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Sagamore, MA - New Sagamore Bridge

Sagamore, Massachusetts - New Sagamore Bridge Postcard

The New Highway Showing Sagamore Bridge and Cape Cod Canal, Mass.

No caption on reverse.

This bridge was constructed in 1933 and opened in 1935. It replaced a drawbridge, of 1912, in order to widen the canal.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

Bourne, MA - New Bourne Bridge

Bourne, Massachusetts - New Bourne Bridge Postcard

New Bourne Bridge Over Canal, Cape Cod, Mass.

Caption on reverse: New Bourne Bridge, Bourne, Massa. Completed 1935 at a cost of approximately $1,500,000. Length 2684 ft. Central Span 135 ft. above high water. Width of arch 500 ft. Maximum height of steel work above sea level 270 ft.

This bridge, constructed in 1933, opened in 1935, won the Class 'A' Award of merit as the "Most beautiful Steel Bridge" in 1934, by the American Institute of Steel Construction. It replaced a drawbridge, of 1911, in order to widen the canal.

Tags: Massachusetts, Bridges

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About this Webpage

I have created this webpage as a scrapbook of sorts to showcase some of the more interesting postcards from my postcard collection. Much of my collection is inherited from my grandmother, Mildred E. Berwick Casartello. I have categorized the postcards in various groups, so you will find them on multiple pages. The tags line at the bottom of each postcard entry has links to each category that you will find that entry on.