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Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave.

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Title: Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave.

Photographer

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

Source Document

Extent: 1 image

Description

Undated but apparently taken in 1924 as the below description indicates the street sweeper was purchased in 1923. Location is South Winooski Ave site of the old Burlington Street Department location. The "Elgin" Street Sweeper: Purchased by the Street Department April 1923. Cost $6,500 This picture was taken after one year's service in which over 17,000,000 sq. yards of pavement were cleaned and 4688 cubic yards of dirt was picked up at an average cost of $0.22 per 1000 sq. yards cleaned and $0.84 cubic yard. picked up. This picture taken as it started out on it's second season after being completely overhauled and painted by the operator and his helper.

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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/mcalA07F09i21

Preferred citation

Burlington Streets: Winooski Ave., Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box A07, Folder 09, Item 21, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/mcalA07F09i21 (accessed October 22, 2017)

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