This image depicts the beginnings of reconstruction of the coal wharves at the intersection of Derby and Congress Streets. It was taken from the vantage point of the Salem Electric Light Company looking east across the South River.
Coal reserves; Congress Street (Salem, Mass.); Derby Street (Salem, Mass.); Redevelopment, Urban; Salem Electric Light Company (Salem, Mass.); South River (Essex County, Mass.)
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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