Vintage Photos of Auto Accidents in Boston (1920s-1950s)

1930s Auto Accident Photos by Leslie Jones

Car goes into trench

Towing away car

Car crushed by trolley - North Hampton and Washington Sts.

Cudahy Packing Co. truck goes into Fort Point Channel

Wrecked car hauled to auto yard

Mail truck tries to climb tree. Comm. Ave. Boston.

Auto smashes into house

Seven ton dump truck plunges through Warren Avenue bridge behind the Lobster House

The Boston Public Library boasts a collection of nearly 40,000 photos taken by Boston Herald-Traveler photographer Leslie Jones between 1917 and 1956—including this set of nearly 1000 auto accident photos taken in the Boston area.

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