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Western Railway of Alabama Montgomery Rail Shops, 701 North Perry Street, Montgomery, Montgomery County, AL



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B&W Photos

HB51293
BWPhotos 193210

HB51294
BWPhotos 193211

HB51295
BWPhotos 193212

HB51296
BWPhotos 193213

HB51297
BWPhotos 193214

HB51298
BWPhotos 193215


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Item Title


Location
701 North Perry Street, Montgomery, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Building Deterioration


Related Names
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


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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