Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Vintage Car Wrecks

Another set of accident photos from Leslie Jones. Previous set here. These shots are particularly interesting for their portrayal of the rubberneckers.

 Big auto wreck at Waltham, 1921
  
 Car accident near statue of the Virgin Mary, 1936
  
 Car and truck collide, Back Bay, 1932
  
 Car crashes through fence
  
 Car flips on to sidewalk, 1931
  
 Firemen, police and press around wrecked auto, 1952
  
 Malden. Many injured in auto accident, 1931
  
 One killed in Brighton, 1928
  
 Taxi accident in Boston, ca. 1930
  
 Three killed when auto is hit by fire engine. Somerville, Massachusetts, 1933
  
Wrecked auto

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

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