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A Traffic Mess in Beantown

This photo taken during the month of August, in what appears to be the early sixties, shows us a traffic tie-up on the Southeast Expressway. This traffic problem was caused by a Metropolitan Transit Authority strike, which left the public in Boston to fend for themselfs after the loss of  all public transportation. The Old Motor photo.

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6 Responses to A Traffic Mess in Beantown

  1. I’m not sure those folks have made it home yet.

  2. Posted for Dennis M., I’m thinking 1960. That is a ’60 Dodge in the foreground, almost everything else coming at us is early to mid-fifties. I do see a ’59 Chevrolet and a ’59 Ford headed away in the other lane.

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