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



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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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