Custom House Tower Photo Thread

Padre Mike

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Before the seventies almost every old building was filthy with soot from heating fuels and cars. It's amazing what a little steam cleaning will do...the Ames Hotel and Adams Courthouse are two other examples.
 

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Kz great set of photos. Enjoyed todays photo tour.
 

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The first one reminds me of those Corona commercials with the moon being a lime wedge.
 
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Scan from an E.Howard Company Catalog.



Text says.

"Electrically operated clock with four dials twenty-two and on-half feet diameter and three hundred and thirty-five feet about the sidewalk. The tower and clock are visible for many miles and is one of the first landmarks to be seen from vessels entering the Port of Boston.


Peabody & Stearns, Architects.


Electric Time Company, Inc.
Medfield, MA 02052
http://www.electrictime.com
 

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Finally made it up to the Custom House observation deck. It was a great deal for just $4 and apparently the ticket cost goes to some charity.

 

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