A handwritten inscription at the bottom of the historic photograph reads, "Main Street Bakersfield, Vt." Both sides of the street are lined with sidewalks and trees, and there are electric lines along the right side of the street. There are two houses in the left foreground of the photograph. Vines grow on the porch of the first house. A wooden fence lines the sidewalk in the right foreground of the photograph. There is a large building with a two-story porch in past the houses on the left side of the street. There are people on the porch. A parked truck is visible along the right side of the street.