Black and White Photos Show Winter in Boston From Between the 1910s and 1930s
Bostonians know how winter can be both magical and miserable. Here’s a selection of 33 photographs taken by Leslie Jones, staff photographer for the Boston Herald-Traveler, documenting daily life in Boston from between the 1910s and 1930s, including during its snowiest days.
Horse pulling wagon slips in snow, circa 1910s.
Horse-drawn sleigh for hauling goods, market district, circa 1910s.
Severe snowstorm reaches Boston, clearing snow at corner of Park and Tremont St., circa 1916.
Wharf during a Valentine’s Day storm, February 14, 1920.
Police officer helps woman through blinding snow during a blizzard in Boston, Circa February 1920.
Blizzard wreaks havoc on a working horse near South Station, breaking shaft and dumping his load of snow, Circa February 1920.
Horse and wagon accident next to Common, circa February 1920.
Horse pulling wagon slips in snow next to Common, circa February 1920.
Kids on sleds plough through water to enjoy ice hidden below, circa 1921.
Statue of Garrison, Comm. Ave., covered with snow, circa February 1922.