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Pennsylvania Railroad, Canton Coal Pier, Clinton Street at Keith Avenue (Canton area), Baltimore, Independent City, MD



B&W Photos

HB599769
General View Of Car Dump Looking Southwest, Barge Loading Pier Can Be Seen In Backround

HB599770
Car Dump, East Side, Looking West

HB599771
Car Dump, South Side, Car Dump Building Is In The Foreground

HB599772
Car Dump, West Side, Unturned Barney Car Is In The Right Foreground

HB599773
Car Dump, View Showing Structural Detail Below Control House, Barney Car Can Be Seen In Backround

HB599774
Barney Car, Detail Looking West Toward Coal Pier

HB599775
Barney Car, Detail Showing Cable Pulley System

HB599776
General View Of Car Dump Control Room

HB599777
Car Dump Contro Room Showing Reduction Gears And Motors For Cables That Run Car Dumping Machinery

HB599778
Car Dump, Detail View In Control Room Showing Motor And Brake Drum

HB599779
Car Dump, Detail View In Control Room Showing Cable Take-up Drums

HB599780
Car Dump, Detail View In Control Room Showing Control Panel, South Side

HB599781
Car Dump Building, Southeast Corner

HB599782
Car Dump Building, Southwest Corner, View Showing Cable Car #20 Beneath Coal Chutes

HB599783
Car Dump Building, Detail Showing Grates Over Coal Bins And Cables Under Car Dump Control House

HB599784
Car Dump Building, Detail Showing Coal Grates Over Coal Bins

HB599785
Cable Car #22, View Showing Car Rounding Corner In Loading Area Next To Car Dump And Car Dump Building

HB599786
Cable Car #21, Detail Of Car Coming Out Of Loading Area Of Car Dump Building

HB599787
Detail Showing 'prr 1916' Carving In Wall

HB599788
Barge Loading Pier, General View Of Incline, East End, Looking West From Top Of Dump House

HB599789
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Of Cable Car #9 Entering East End

HB599790
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Of Pulling Engine For Cable Cars, East End

HB599791
Cable Car #25, Close-up Detail

HB599792
Barge Loading Pier, General View Showing Loading Crane And Boat Slip

HB599793
Barge Loading Pier, General View Showing Loading Cranes And Boat Slip

HB599794
Barge Loading Pier, View Looking Down From Roof Of Loading Crane #2, Looking West

HB599795
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Showing West End From Below

HB599796
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Showing Structural Detail Under West End

HB599797
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Showing Structural Detail Under Pier, Looking East

HB599798
Barge Loading Pier, Detail At Mid-height Showing Bracing

HB599799
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Showing West End And Control House, Looking West

HB599800
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Of West End Showing Control House And Cable Cars, Looking East

HB599801
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Showing Control House, Catwalk, West End Of Pier, Looking East

HB599802
Barge Loading Pier, Detail Showing Cable Car Tracks, Cable Cars And Walkways

HB599803
Barge Loading Pier, View Of East End From West, Showing Renovated Cranes On Left

HB599804
Older Barge Loading Crane, General View Looking West

HB599805
Older Barge Loading Crane, General View Looking Fast

HB599806
Barge Loading Cranes, General View Looking East

HB599807
Barge Loading Cranes, General View Of North Side

HB599808
Barge Loading Crane #1, Detail View Of Top Section

HB599809
Barge Loading Crane #1, Detail View Of East Side Of Top Section

HB599810
Barge Loading Crane #1, Detail View Of West Side Of Top Section

HB599811
Brage Loading Crane #1, View Of Base Showing Superstructure, Wheels And Tracks Along Which Crane Moves

HB599812
Barge Loading Carne #1, Detail Of Wheels And Drive Gears


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Item Title


Location
Clinton Street at Keith Avenue (Canton area), Baltimore, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-34
Significance: The P.R.R. Canton Coal Pier is significant, uniquely designed, and highly successful means of transporting coal from rail to barge. It is virtually unchanged and still in operation.

Subjects
Industrial Facilities
Transportation Facilities
Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF CAR DUMP LOOKING SOUTHWEST, BARGE LOADING PIER CAN BE SEEN IN BACKROUND
2. CAR DUMP, EAST SIDE, LOOKING WEST
3. CAR DUMP, SOUTH SIDE, CAR DUMP BUILDING IS IN THE FOREGROUND
4. CAR DUMP, WEST SIDE, UNTURNED BARNEY CAR IS IN THE RIGHT FOREGROUND
5. CAR DUMP, VIEW SHOWING STRUCTURAL DETAIL BELOW CONTROL HOUSE, BARNEY CAR CAN BE SEEN IN BACKROUND
6. BARNEY CAR, DETAIL LOOKING WEST TOWARD COAL PIER
7. BARNEY CAR, DETAIL SHOWING CABLE PULLEY SYSTEM
8. GENERAL VIEW OF CAR DUMP CONTROL ROOM
9. CAR DUMP CONTRO ROOM SHOWING REDUCTION GEARS AND MOTORS FOR CABLES THAT RUN CAR DUMPING MACHINERY
10. CAR DUMP, DETAIL VIEW IN CONTROL ROOM SHOWING MOTOR AND BRAKE DRUM
11. CAR DUMP, DETAIL VIEW IN CONTROL ROOM SHOWING CABLE TAKE-UP DRUMS
12. CAR DUMP, DETAIL VIEW IN CONTROL ROOM SHOWING CONTROL PANEL, SOUTH SIDE
13. CAR DUMP BUILDING, SOUTHEAST CORNER
14. CAR DUMP BUILDING, SOUTHWEST CORNER, VIEW SHOWING CABLE CAR #20 BENEATH COAL CHUTES
15. CAR DUMP BUILDING, DETAIL SHOWING GRATES OVER COAL BINS AND CABLES UNDER CAR DUMP CONTROL HOUSE
16. CAR DUMP BUILDING, DETAIL SHOWING COAL GRATES OVER COAL BINS
17. CABLE CAR #22, VIEW SHOWING CAR ROUNDING CORNER IN LOADING AREA NEXT TO CAR DUMP AND CAR DUMP BUILDING
18. CABLE CAR #21, DETAIL OF CAR COMING OUT OF LOADING AREA OF CAR DUMP BUILDING
19. DETAIL SHOWING 'PRR 1916' CARVING IN WALL
20. BARGE LOADING PIER, GENERAL VIEW OF INCLINE, EAST END, LOOKING WEST FROM TOP OF DUMP HOUSE
21. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL OF CABLE CAR #9 ENTERING EAST END
22. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL OF PULLING ENGINE FOR CABLE CARS, EAST END
23. CABLE CAR #25, CLOSE-UP DETAIL
24. BARGE LOADING PIER, GENERAL VIEW SHOWING LOADING CRANE AND BOAT SLIP
25. BARGE LOADING PIER, GENERAL VIEW SHOWING LOADING CRANES AND BOAT SLIP
26. BARGE LOADING PIER, VIEW LOOKING DOWN FROM ROOF OF LOADING CRANE #2, LOOKING WEST
27. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL SHOWING WEST END FROM BELOW
28. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL SHOWING STRUCTURAL DETAIL UNDER WEST END
29. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL SHOWING STRUCTURAL DETAIL UNDER PIER, LOOKING EAST
30. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL AT MID-HEIGHT SHOWING BRACING
31. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL SHOWING WEST END AND CONTROL HOUSE, LOOKING WEST
32. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL OF WEST END SHOWING CONTROL HOUSE AND CABLE CARS, LOOKING EAST
33. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL SHOWING CONTROL HOUSE, CATWALK, WEST END OF PIER, LOOKING EAST
34. BARGE LOADING PIER, DETAIL SHOWING CABLE CAR TRACKS, CABLE CARS AND WALKWAYS. LOOKING TOWARD THE EAST END FROM THE WEST END
35. BARGE LOADING PIER, VIEW OF EAST END FROM WEST, SHOWING RENOVATED CRANES ON LEFT
36. OLDER BARGE LOADING CRANE, GENERAL VIEW LOOKING WEST
37. OLDER BARGE LOADING CRANE, GENERAL VIEW LOOKING FAST
38. BARGE LOADING CRANES, GENERAL VIEW LOOKING EAST
39. BARGE LOADING CRANES, GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH SIDE
40. BARGE LOADING CRANE #1, DETAIL VIEW OF TOP SECTION
41. BARGE LOADING CRANE #1, DETAIL VIEW OF EAST SIDE OF TOP SECTION
42. BARGE LOADING CRANE #1, DETAIL VIEW OF WEST SIDE OF TOP SECTION
43. BRAGE LOADING CRANE #1, VIEW OF BASE SHOWING SUPERSTRUCTURE, WHEELS AND TRACKS ALONG WHICH CRANE MOVES
44. BARGE LOADING CARNE #1, DETAIL OF WHEELS AND DRIVE GEARS


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