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

Cape Cod.

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.

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

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