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When the Orange Line Rumbled Over Doyle’s

Doyle's / Jamaica Plain circa 1980s
Doyle's / Jamaica Plain circa 1980s

For our Photo of the Day on Thursdays, we highlight an image of old JP. This amazing look at the elevated Orange Line rumbling past Doyle’s during the 1980s comes from Ellen X. Silverberg.


You can see much more of Ellen’s photography at Flickr. For more on the history of the elevated Orange Line being torn down and, of all things, shipped to Japan, get hold of the documentary “Conservation of Matter” by JP’s own Tim Wright. Here’s a six-minute excerpt of the film.

If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) “Jamaica Plain,” here are three ways to nominate it as our “Photo of the Day”: