Old industrial building near Hancock

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This was taken in early September 2001.

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bookymun on May 28, 2008

This is an old apple packing plant on Rt 144 1/4 mile west of Hancock MD. When I was a kid, this place was trucks loading for the market place.

RikJimTom on March 7, 2010

On March 6, 2010, I noticed that this old apple packing house is now under demolition. The feature photographed remains, but will probably be gone very soon. The roof and upper floor are already gone, and this loading dock is next to go.

RikJimTom on April 10, 2010

I was wrong, the demolition was begun by nature. Very heavy winter snows caused the roof of this old packing house to collapse. Man is now beginning to finish the job, according to the April 7, 2010 edition of the Hancock News. For more info about this historic building, check the article in the Hancock News.

RikJimTom on September 28, 2010

Sadly, nothing of this old building now remains, except the foundations. A corner of this old building can still be seen at the left rear of http://www.panoramio.com/photo/28209046.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 4, 2007
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by frumperino
    • Taken on 2001/09/01 18:25:17
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 32.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.500
    • Exposure Bias: -0.67 EV