A Wreck Under the El in Egleston (1929)

For our Photo of the Day on Thursdays, we highlight an image of old JP. This week’s image is from the Boston Public Library’s collection of famed photographer Leslie Jones.

This 1929 photo had the caption, “Auto accident at Egleston Sq. and many hurt,” according to the BPL’s Flickr account.

Tip of the scally cap to Old School Boston Facebook page for featuring this photo, which first drew my attention to it. If you use Facebook and love interestingly-curated photos of historic Boston, the page is worth a “like.”

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”: