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1895 Sack Storage Warehouse

Listed on the National Register of Historic Place

 
 
1895 Sack Storage Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis
1. 1895 Sack Storage Warehouse Marker
Inscription.  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.
 
Erected by Cox.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 33° 40.5′ N, 117° 45.48′ W. Marker is in Irvine, California, in Orange County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Irvine CA 92618, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hotel, Store, Hamilton Bungalow (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Irvine (within shouting distance of this marker); Bulk Storage Silo Warehouse 1949 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Irvine Blacksmith Shop
Sack Storage Warehouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, April 22, 2022
2. Sack Storage Warehouse
Southern part of building, looking north.
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(about 500 feet away); Lion Country Safari (approx. 2.2 miles away); Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Late 1700s and 1800s The Endurance of a Culture (approx. 2.6 miles away); Frances Packing House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvine.
 
1895 Sack Storage Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis
3. 1895 Sack Storage Warehouse Marker
1895 Sack Storage Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, April 22, 2022
4. 1895 Sack Storage Warehouse Marker
Marker can be seen in the middle of the image.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2021, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2021, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   2. submitted on April 22, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   3. submitted on December 26, 2021, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   4. submitted on April 22, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2022