marsh has this year been a war garden.
The storied steeple of the old Unitarian Church is also seen in this view.
In the upper right, the view is up stream, also from Auburn street. The spire of the West Medford Congregational Church (burned 1903) and Ober's coal sheds and storehouse, appear beyond the mouth of Whitmore brook.
Crowding into the foreground are back-yard sheds and fences, where is now the new river channel and parkway.
This, with Auburn street, crosses like shears on the nhe old abutments and on three new granite piers, it remained disused from 1852 to 1873, gradually becoming a picturesque ruin, until utilized as here seen.
The name was given it by the city government, at the request of the Historical Society, in 1903.
The iron cover in the foreground is of the Metropolitan sewer siphon, and the daisies were in full bloom when the photographer looked up stream here.
The earliest portion of the parkway to be built in Medford was from High street along the la