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New Haven Rail Yard, Small Stores Building, Vicinity of Union Avenue , New Haven, New Haven County, CT



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Location
Vicinity of Union Avenue, New%25252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252BHaven, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-160-F
Building/structure dates: 1940 initial construction
Significance: The Small Stores Building is significant as a component of the New Haven Railroad's repair and maintenance facilities. It was built to provide safe storage for acetylene, a potentially explosive gas used in welding. Its function is reflected in its brick and concrete materials and the fire stops along the roof.

Related Names
New Haven Railroad
New York, New Haven And Hartford Railroad


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
WEST AND SOUTH ELEVATIONS, CAMERA FACING NORTH.
EAST AND NORTH ELEVATIONS, CAMERA FACING SOUTH.
INTERIOR, NORTH ROOM, CAMERA FACING NORTHWEST.


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