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1900 - Hammond & Waring Grocery/Schwend & Mostyn Produce - Ouray, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 38° 01.400 W 107° 40.281
13S E 265516 N 4211772
Quick Description: This building still houses a grocery store for the mountain community of Ouray, CO
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2010 2:07:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM999G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Hammond & Waring Grocery/Schwend & Mostyn Produce built this store in 1900 on the main street of Ouray, Colorado. It is still a family-owned grocery store with hours of 8 am to 6 pm, Monday thru Saturday, year round.

This structure is a Mesker Building (visit link) . Mesker Brothers of St. Louis were a primary supplier of anything from building parts to complete structures around the 1900s. Building could come on the railroad trains cars and be quickly assembled. This is the time of great industrial development in America. We often think of the mass production of automobiles, but the same occurred in buildings - both commercial and residential.
Year of construction: 1900

Full inscription:
Hammond & Waring 1900 Grocery Schwend & Mostyn 1900 Produce

Cross-listed waymark: Not listed

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