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Washington Sq. Engine #2 Combination 4 House
Washington Sq. Engine #2 Combination 4 House, Snow Plow
Washington Sq. Engine #2 Combination 4 House
From Winthrop Rd., Looking At Corey Hill
Beacon St., West of Marion St., 1887
Looking west at the Clark house (formerly the Otis Withington house), roughly located at today's Lancaster Terrace. At the far left of the photo is Washington Sq.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St., East of Washington Sq., 1887
Looking east at the Clark house (formerly the Otis Withington house). Today's Lancaster Terrace would be just beyond it.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Beacon St. heading East from Washington Sq.
Corey Hill on the left.
Beacon St., Looking East From Washington St., 1887
In the distance at the top of the hill is the Clark house (formerly the Otis Withington house).

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Washington Sq. 1887
Looking east with Beacon St. on the left, Washington St. on the right.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St. This photo contains the mystery man, here standing against the fence, who was posed in a number of the 1887 photos.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Washington Sq., Bartlett Farm
Northest corner of Beacon and Washington
Corey Hill, seen from Aspinwall Hill
Castle-like structure was torn down in 1955
Washington Sq.
Beacon St., Washington Sq., November 1915
[Source: Olmsted]
Washington Sq. Looking West on Beacon St., 1887
Winthrop Rd. is along the top of the hill.
Beacon St., Washington Sq., 1887
Looking West on Beacon, Washington St. going north to the right.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St. This photo contains the mystery man, here sitting on the stone fence, who was posed in a number of the 1887 photos.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
Aspinwall Hill, Looking SW from Lancaster Terrace
Foreground:view from rear of 65 Westbourne Terrace;
Background right: 3 apartment buildings on Garrison Rd.
[Source: Iowa State]
Aspinwall Hill, Looking SSW from Corey Hill
Background: Washington, University, Winthrop streets
Foreground right: building currently housing Athan's, corner Washington & Beacon
Background center: skyline houses on Addington Rd. Large mansion to the left with the tall spire was built by Clarence Esty at 97 Addington Rd. part of a group of Esty houses that have since been replaced by Schick Park. The spire was an observation tower equipped with a high-powered telescope that enabled detailed viewing of distant scenes.
[Source: Iowa State]
Aspinwall Hill, Looking SSW from Corey Hill
Background center: Washington, University, Winthrop streets
Foreground: rear of houses of Westbourne Terrace (from right to left: 61, 57, 53, 49, 45)
[Source: Iowa State]
Corey Hill
Viewed from Gardner Road. [Center right] building currently housing Athan's, corner Washington & Beacon
[Source: Iowa State]
Beacon St., Francis Hunnewell House, 1887
Beacon St. north side, just west of Washington St.

From the 1887 photo series taken just before the widening of Beacon St. This photo contains the mystery man, here leaning against the tree, who was posed in a number of the 1887 photos.
[Source: Digital Commonwealth]
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