One of the few restored buildings in town, the Chitina Tin Shop, a two-story, false-fronted structure, was constructed for Fred Schaupp (shown here as the middle building on the left, before restoration). The shop was used for metal fabrication, including the production of stoves and stovepipes and other sheet metal work, as well as repairs for guns, wagons, trains, and automobiles. A modest commercial building, measuring 17 feet by 33 feet, it is wood-framed, with beveled siding on the front and flush boards on the sides. Living quarters are on the second floor, and the shop, with its recessed center door and plate-glass windows, is on the first. The building was enlarged by the addition of a 15-foot-long section on the rear.
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Chitina Tin Shop
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