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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Tobacco Warehouse, 1000-1001 Fell Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Tobacco Warehouse, 1000-1001 Fell Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

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Summary

Significance: The B & O Railroad Tobacco Warehouse was a collection point for southern tidewater tobacco. Before being shipped to European markets, tobacco was graded, sorted and packed into hogshead barrels in the warehouse. The six-story structure has dimensions of approximately 205' x 285'. Exterior walls are load-bearing brick; interior supports are yellow pine columns.
Survey number: HAER MD-51

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Henderson, James A
Yearby, Jean P
Schamp, J. Brough
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Location

Baltimore, Maryland, United States39.29038, -76.61219
Google Map of 39.2903848, -76.6121893
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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