It was 98 years ago today. The molasses wasn't fun and play. It was a disaster. The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 occurred on January 15, 1919 in the North End. A large molasses storage tank burst, and a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph killing 21 and injuring 150. The event became folklore, and for decades afterward residents claimed that on hot summer days... View details ⇨
The Boston Garden and a 1964 Chrysler ad serve as a backdrop for an ordinary street shot taken on Canal St. in 1963. The Rambler and 63 Galaxie are two identifiable vehicles. Auto nerds can help us with the rest.
Go Trailways. Don't leave the driving to them. The Trailways bus station back when it was located near South Station in that old Fustercluck area by between Congress and Summer St. ADDENDUM: the above stated location is wrong. Please read the comment thread.