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Union Junction Interlocking Tower, Bounded by Federal, Guilford, Royal ..., Baltimore, Independent City, MD



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Location
Royal ..., Baltimore, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-50
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The tower is part of the Pennsylvania Station complex, which represented the peak of railroad development in Baltimore. Its design, construction, and associated machinery are representative of railroad construction practices and technology in the early 20th century.

Subjects
Transportation Industry
Transportation Facilities
Railroad Facilities


Related Names
Saxby, John
Union Station
Baltimore & Potomac Railroad


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW WEST, TRACKS, SIGNALS, AND SOUTHEAST ELEVATION OF TOWER
2. VIEW NORTH, SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHEAST ELEVATIONS
3. VIEW EAST, NORTHWEST AND SOUTHWEST ELEVATIONS
4. INTERIOR, MODEL 14 INTERLOCKING MACHINE
5. INTERIOR, INTERLOCKING MACHINE, DETAILS
6. INTERIOR, MODEL BOARD INDICATING TRACK LAYOUT


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