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Pickle Barrel (Sherwin and Houghton Store)
Stonemasons George Bauer and John Schultz of Del Norte built this gem with the help of local carpenters Emile Homann and George Swan. They used local gray granite for the walls and an unusual stone false front with a tiny wooden bracketed cornice. Rough-cut granite blocks form the uncoursed walls, inside and out, of this one-story commercial building with its original triple-arch plate glass storefront, hardwood floors, and 12-foot-high ceilings.
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