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Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

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Title: Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower)

Photographer

  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

Source Document

Extent: 1 image

Description

Feb. 17, 1944 dated photo. Burlington Street Department, Snow Removal Methods and Equipment. This view of Main Street looking westerly from the intersection of South Winooski Ave. showing the effect of the clear Rock Salt applied to the pavement the previous day with the equipment shown in view No. 1. Note the great amount of snow piled along the gutters and the entire absence of snow in the traveled portion of the street, thus eliminating the necessity of applying sand for traction purposes. Although the pavement is wet with the salt brine formed from the melting snow it does not create a slippery condition because the tires seem to grip the pavement as the frost is removed from the surface. On the left is the Court House and the mansard roofed building that once was a place of worship for the First Baptist Church. Businesses and retail stores on the right including offers for personal loans, and the Federal Savings Bank. Cars parked on both sides of the street.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs

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Note [Digital Version]

2007-12-21, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mcalA05F16i02

Preferred citation

Burlington Streets: Main Street (Lower), Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box A05, Folder 16, Item 02, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mcalA05F16i02 (accessed August 22, 2014)

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