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Copper River and Northwestern Railway Houses

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1908–1918. Railroad Row

This row of cottages was built by the Copper River and Northwestern Railway for its employees. Although several types of buildings were constructed, including a two-story house for the superintendent at 314 Railroad Row, the basic type appears to have been a one-story, hip-roofed model. Although all of these cottages underwent changes after acquisition by private owners in the 1940s, their basic similarity identifies them as company built.

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Author: 
Alison K. Hoagland
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Alison K. Hoagland, "Copper River and Northwestern Railway Houses", [Cordova, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/AK-01-SC109.

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Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 145-145.

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