Western Railway of Alabama Montgomery Rail Shops, 701 North Perry Street, Montgomery, Montgomery County, AL
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701 North Perry Street, Montgomery, AL
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER AL-186
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N886).
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1913 subsequent work
Significance: When built, the Western Railway of Alabama shops at Montgomery were hailed as the largest in Alabama and the best equipped in the South. Their connection with the second oldest railroad in Alabama places them within a long and often tumultuous historical context.
Cook & Laurie Contractors
Roberts & Schaefer Contractors
Bruggeman, Seth C., Historian
Dubin, Elisabeth, Historian
Katano, Tomoharu, Historian
Holman, Gregory, Historian
Lowe, Jett, Photographer
Dubin, Elizabeth, Delineator
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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