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Southern Railway Company, Spencer Shops, Spencer, Rowan County, NC



B&W Photos

HB756158
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756159
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756160
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756161
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756162
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756163
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756164
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756165
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756166
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977

HB756167
Joann Sieburg-baker, Photographer, September 1977


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Item Title


Location
Spencer Shops, Spencer, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NC-8
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-8).
Building/structure dates: 1896 initial construction
Significance: The Spencer Shops served as the largest maintenance and repair facility in the Southern Railway Company system. The extant structures provide important indications of the requirements of large scale maintenance of steam locomotives and freight cars.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Railroad Companies
Railroads


Related Names
J.P. Morgan & Company
Hudson, C. H.
Thompson, B.
Henderson, John Steel
Shehan, J. F.
Julian, Robert L.
Bluestone, Daniel M., Historian
Sieburg-Baker, JoAnn, Photographer
Hotchkiss, Charles A., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. OVERALL VIEW OF ROUNDHOUSE.
2. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. SECTION SHOWING BACK OF ROUNDHOUSE AND END OF BACK SHOP WHERE CRANE WAS LOCATED.
3. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. VIEW OF BACK SHOP FROM SOUTHEAST.
4. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. OVERALL VIEW OF BACK SHOP FROM ROOF OF ROUNDHOUSE.
5. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. VIEW OF ICE HOUSE AND SURROUNDING BUILDINGS.
6. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. VIEW OF OFFICE BUILDING.
7. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. VIEW OF OFFICES IN BACK SHOP.
8. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. GLASS BUILDING.
9. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. VIEW OF PAINT SHOP.
10. JoAnn Sieburg-Baker, Photographer, September 1977. INTERIOR VIEW OF BACK SHOP.


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