The Great Fire swept through Chelsea on April 12, 1908. At right, schooners and other fishing vessels were tied up in Chelsea Creek.
Around the turn of the century, postcards were often used for documenting history.This postcard photograph is a view from Broadway looking south after the Great Chelsea Fire of 1908.
This postcard shows the ruins of City Hall and the Baptist Church on April 12, 1908, after the Great Chelsea Fire.
People packed chairs and other furniture as they loaded their cart ahead of the billowing smoke seen in the distance. More than 15,000 people were left homeless by the Great Chelsea Fire of 1908.
Cyrus E. Dallin's "Appeal to the Great Spirit" outside the Museum of Fine Arts.
Woman holding a portable radio, photo by Walde Huth, 1960s.
Amazing Miniature Toothpick Sculptures Artist Steven Backman created these incredible miniature sculptures using toothpicks and “a lot of patience.” A miniature replica of the Titanic created from a single toothpick and glue. Dimensions: 1 x x
Needham residents cutting ice on Rosemary Lake. http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/needham/2012/03/needham_farmers_market_looks_b.html
Bodie, California - The historic California ghost mining town can be toured on Museum Planet's iPad app.
What the Inner Belt would have meant, circa 1966.
Tourists, photo by Yale Joel, Paris, 1940s via hollyhocksandtulips