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Huebener Brick no. 49 Dalrymple Junction Weigh Station
Huebener Brick no. 49, Dalrymple Junction
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 The Dalrymple Junction Weigh Station was located at the intersection of Adams Street and Dorchester Turnpike (Dorchester Avenue), later to be known as Field's Corner.

The Edward A. Huebener collection of over 100 bricks originally collected by Mr. Huebener exhibits brick paintings of the houses from which the bricks came. The bricks have upon them painted scenes of (mostly) old Dorchester houses and landmarks. To see a list of all the bricks, choose the term Architecture in the list at the left of the screen and choose the first subsection -- the Edward A. Huebener Brick Collection and scroll to the bottom of that page to see icons for all the bricks.

Map Detail Dalrymple Scale 1874
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 Detail from the 1874 Hopkins atlas showing the scale at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street. The property at the point of land was owned by J.T. Dalrymple.

Illustration as Model
Dalrymple Junction
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 This pen and ink drawing in the collection of the Dorchester Historical Society was probably used as a draft or a model for the brick painting.

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Created: July 2, 2008   Modified: April 15, 2011