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Piney Goods: 1904

Piney Goods: 1904

Georgia circa 1904. "Naval stores, Chesnutt & O'Neill, Savannah." A center of the resin and turpentine, or naval stores, industry. View full size.

 

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Same industry, different location

Down in southeast Texas, where I'm originally from, the naval stores industry was big business in the late 19th/early 20th century. Here's a good article on the industry by a local historian.

http://www.wtblock.com/wtblockjr/turpentiners.htm

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