Richard Eames Building, 220-222 North Depot Street, Salisbury, Rowan County, NC
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220-222 North Depot Street, Salisbury, NC
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS NC-234
Building/structure dates: 1897 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1914 subsequent work
Significance: This supply company was run by Richard Eams, one of the state's most prominent mining engineers. In 1914, A.B.C. Kirk purchased the building and began what was, perhaps the first bus service in North Carolina. The building was sold to the city of Salisbury.
Kirk, A. B. C.
Schenck, Gordon H., Photographer
Brawley, James, Historian
Rowse, Patricia, Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. NORTH DEPOT STREET SCAPE
2. FRONT ELEVATION
3. CORNER ELEVATION
4. DETAIL OF ORIGINAL STOREFRONT
5. INTERIOR VIEW OF ENTRANCE
6. SECOND FLOOR OFFICE INTERIOR
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