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Republic Creosoting Company Plant, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 27, 1934

Description: The Republic Creosoting Company plant was located on the southwest side of Indianapolis at West Minnesota and South Tibbs Avenue. The office was located in the Merchants Bank Building at 11 South Meridian Street. Creosote is a chemical used for wood preservation. This view shows the plant operations with freight cars and stacks of lumber and a freight train passing by with cars loaded with coal.
The original nitrate negative was copied with funds provided by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission in 1990. This digital image was created from that copy. The copy prints and negatives are stored in Microfiche Number order. Interpositives are stored in PAN number order.
Origin: October 27, 1934
Created By: W. H. Bass Photo Company
Publisher: Digital image2012 Indiana Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Collection: Panoramic Photograph Images
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Geography: Indiana--Marion County--Indianapolis
Subjects: Creosote
Industrial buildings
Railroad facilities
Railroad freight cars
Railroad sidings
Railroad tracks
Rural roads
Lumber trade

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