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Cotton Press, Near Routes 917 & 38, moved from Berry's Crossroad, Latta, Dillon County, SC



B&W Photos

HB1055619
General View, Cotton Press, Looking Northeast

HB1055620
Cotton Press, Looking East

HB1055621
Detail, Cotton Press, Looking Northeast

HB1055622
Detail, Cotton Press, Looking Northeast, With Scale

HB1055623
Detail, Cotton Press, Looking West


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
moved from Berry's Crossroad, Latta vicinity, SC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER SC-11
Building/structure dates: 1798 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1950
Significance: Significant in the field of rural industry as the only known remaining cotton press of this era in South Carolina; the primary machine which pressed and baled ginned cotton.

Subjects
Agriculture
Moving Of Structures
Presses


Related Names
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Pittenger, Nancy, Historian
Power, J. Tracy, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW, COTTON PRESS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. COTTON PRESS, LOOKING EAST
3. DETAIL, COTTON PRESS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
4. DETAIL, COTTON PRESS, LOOKING NORTHEAST, WITH SCALE
5. DETAIL, COTTON PRESS, LOOKING WEST


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