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Chelsea Creek engineering drawing

Identifier: Z16-069

Content Description

The collection encompasses a survey drawing from May 1911 titled "Chelsea Creek, Boston Harbor Mass, Between Meridian Street Bridge, Survey Made in Accordance with River and Harbor Act of June 25, 1910." The collection is unrestricted. Chelsea Creek, now known as Chelsea River, is a 2.6 mile waterway that separates Boston, MA from Revere, MA and runs between the the Boston neighborhoods of Chelsea and East Boston before joining with the Mystic River. This survey of a portion of Chelsea Creek between Meridian Street Bridge (now the Andrew McArdle Bridge) and the East Boston or Chelsea Street Bridge was conducted as part of 1912 Boston Harbor improvement project. The intention was to create a 150 feet wide, 25 feet deep channel costing an estimated $85,000. Accessioned 2016 Jun 03. Possibly catalog. FF1/D2

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  • Creation: 1911


0.12 cubic feet (0.12 cubic feet in 1 oversized flat file folder.)