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Pascagoula in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company

 
 
Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
1. Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company Marker
Inscription. The Pascagoula Ice and Freezer Company was established in the late 1880s. Its name changed in 1903 when the one-story brick building just north of this site was built. It is the only example of Mission Revival Style architecture in Pascagoula and one of the oldest tn the state. This campus once housed business offices, a fifty-ton ice machine, three dynamos, each with a fourteen-foot fly wheel, two large engines and a street car service, which ran from 1903 to 1921.
 
Erected 2012 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 22.266′ N, 88° 33.24′ W. Marker is in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Denny Avenue (U.S. 90) and Pascagoula Street, on the right when traveling west on Denny Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Denny Avenue, Pascagoula MS 39567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Round Island Lighthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Round Island Lighthouse (about
View of marker looking west on U.S. 90 and the old lighthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
2. View of marker looking west on U.S. 90 and the old lighthouse.
700 feet away); a different marker also named Round Island Lighthouse (about 700 feet away); Pascagoula Fire Fighters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jackson County WWII Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mississippi (approx. 0.7 miles away); Krebs Cotton Gin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pascagoula.
 
Categories. ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars
 
View of former Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
3. View of former Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company.
Former Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company building. image. Click for full size.
Cc By-sa 3.0, September 15, 2012
4. Former Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company building.
This distinctive architecture portion of the historic Pascagoula Ice House will remain and be sold as part of a three acre development. The left portion, only partly shown to the left, is being torn down.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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