The NERAIL New England Railroad Photo Archive
 
 
Photo of Porter Square temporary station
Porter Square temporary station

When Red Line construction claimed the 1937 Boston & Maine station at Porter Square in Cambridge, the MBTA built a modest shelter and platforms under the sidewalk of Somerville Avenue that served as the stop for about five years. It closed in 1984 with the opening of the Porter Square transit/rail station but remains visible today. A pair of outbound Budds stopped there on a winter morning.

Photographed by Tom Nelligan, January, 1979.
Added to the photo archive by Tom Nelligan, October 7, 2017.
Railroad: MBTA.

Tom Nelligan's awards:

» Contact the person who posted this photograph.

Full-Sized image (1100 x 726)
Sharing this photo?

Use this "permalink" to avoid broken links:

http://photos.nerail.org/s/?p=240473
 
Submit to Stumble Submit to Digg Submit to Del.icio.us Google Bookmark Submit to Reddit Twit This

[Turn Ads Off]

Visitor Comments about this Photo:

No comments have been left yet.


You must be logged on to post comments.

 
Follow us on Facebook
News | About NERAIL | About Jeff | Contact Jeff | F.A.Q.'s | Privacy Policy | Other Great Sites
This site, excluding photographs, copyright © 2016 Jeff S. Morris. Photographs copyright © individual photographers, except as noted.