1895 Sack Storage Warehouse - Irvine, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 40.500 W 117° 45.480
11S E 429734 N 3726379
Quick Description: One of a few historical markers in Old Town Irvine.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/13/2021 4:16:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM144KB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque reads, "200,000 sacks, 100 lbs. each holding lima, garbanzo, black-eyed beans, barley or oats. The sacks were stacked from the floor to the rafters in interlocking piles to prevent them from falling.The building required 140,000 board feet of pure wood flooring and was 450 feet long and 40 feet wide. Second floor housed bean picking room for inspectors. Two fumigation rooms - held 500 sacks 100 kbs. each - took 24 hours to fumigate using canisters of methyl bromide."
Group that erected the marker: Unknown

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Irvine, CA, USA


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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