Stunning Pictures Of Car Wrecks From 1930s

fence keeps car from falling, 1930sFence keeps car from falling, Brookline, 1931 (Photo: Leslie Jones)

Photo: Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

The Boston Public Library recently released a stunning photo collection of car wrecks in the 1930s captured by Leslie Jones, a famous photographer who worked for the Boston Herald-traveller from 1917 to 1956.Jones documented daily life in Boston as well as news events and some 40,000 of his negatives have been preserved.

Check out some of the most impressive car wreck photos Jones took in the Boston area, courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.

Car accident in Boston

Car wreck at Charles River, Cambridge

Car crushed by trolley

Fireboat pulls a car out of the Fore River after the vehicle plunged in the water drowning three people

Car hit by train kills two

Car stolen by kids crashes into lawyer's car, killing him.

Wreck draws crowd

Car goes into trench

Mail truck tries to climb tree. Comm. Ave, Boston

A truck and a bus collide in South Boston

A truck hangs by wheel off bridge

Truck demolishes a car in Waltham

A car goes off Harvard Bridge into Charles

Car in stairwell

Car wreck in Cambridge

Truck hits house

Car hangs off a bridge

Fence keeps car from falling, Brookline

Car and truck collide, Back Bay

Truck crashes through garage several stories up East Cambridge

Car goes out of control and crashes through fence onto B&A Tracks near Greenwich Park, South End

Car hits lamp post at intersection

Car wreck, South End

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