BAHS Home | Photo Collection





Brighton Allston Firehouses


Harvard Ave Firehouse



The original firehouse (c1885) at 16 Harvard Ave, Allston, of Chemical Engine Co. 6, which was built in 1876



This newer newer Harvard Ave Firehouse was built in 1910 with one door before being expanded to two (see below)




c1910




c1910 Left to right John J. Riley, John B. McKay, Charles Fernald




C1910  Hosewagon from Engine 41. Location unknown 




c1910.  Location unknown.  B. F. McNamara (left) and J. B. McKay (right)


 


1916 now with two doors




1915




Photo c1970s. In 1977, the building was converted to commercial property and the firehouse moved to Union Square



Chestnut Hill Ave Firehouse


For more photos and history of these Firehouses visit our Chestnut Hill Ave web site



1875 The original Brighton Firehouse at 20 Chestnut Hill Ave close to Brighton Center.  This location is now the

Veronica Smith Senior Center




1913



1913










1913



c1930 New Firehouse at 138 Chestnut Hill Ave (Photo Credit - Boston Fire Historical Society)



1929 
(Photo Credit - Boston Fire Historical Society)

For more information and photos on Boston Firehouses visit the Boston Fire Department Allston Firehouse History web site


References & Links
  1. Boston Fire Department Allston Firehouse History
  2. Harvard Ave
  3. Chestnut Hill Ave